February 23, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the availability of a one-year, $35,000 grant to support the Agricultural Technology Innovation Partnership’s (ATIP) Branded Food Products Database for Public Health to monitor the sodium content of branded foods and to make nutrient composition data available to the public. ATIP, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service and the International Life Science’s Institute North America, has established a public-private partnership to enhance public health through increased knowledge of the nutritional content of the food supply.
The public database will be available to the research community, healthcare professionals, the food industry and policymakers, including FDA.
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