May 27, 2000: In his weekly radio broadcast, President Clinton
announced the release of the fifth edition of Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for
Americans, a joint publication of the Departments of
and Human Services and Agriculture.
(The initial release of the Guidelines requires the Adobe®
Acrobat® Reader™ to view.)
May 30, 2000: The formal release of the new Guidelines will take place Tuesday,
May 30, at 9:30 am at the National
Nutrition Summit. At the Summit, there will be a taped message
from the President, and both Secretary Donna E. Shalala, Department of Health and
Human Services, and Secretary Dan Glickman, Department of
Agriculture, will take part.
Also at the Summit, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention will release newly updated Growth
Charts for the United States.