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  2. May 17, 2022
Physicians Committee Demands That Federal Government Halt ‘Industry-Stacked’ and ‘Racist’ Dietary Guidelines Revision

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine today formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to halt its process for revising the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, noting that the process, as proposed, is racist and “rife with conflicts of interest that result in nutrition recommendations favoring the economic interests of unhealthful food industry associations over the health interests of the general public.”