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Title of Collaborative Activity:

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Committee on Nutrition (CON) studies the nutritional needs of infants, children, and adolescents and develops guidelines for the pediatrician based on sound, objective, clinical science as well as practical experience in fostering optimal health status. CON also maintains active liaisons with the Food and Drug Administration, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Canadian Paediatric Society, pursues advocacy opportunities which promote healthy dietary habits; and provides technical assistance as needed relative to the federal regulatory process.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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