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Dietary guidelines panel targets saturated fats

The debate over fats in the American diet has entered a critical phase for members of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, who barely have two months to finish their draft report and send it to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who make the final decisions on what’s in and what’s out.
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Sen. John Hoeven

Hoeven: Stimulus provisions intended to help 'all of ag'

A massive economic stimulus bill that congressional leaders are rushing to finish could allow the Agriculture Department to provide multiple forms of aid to different sectors hit by the coronavirus epidemic as well as a fresh round of Market Facilitation Program payments, a key senator says.
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