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Submit a Comment to the Committee

An ongoing public comment period opened on March 12, 2019. It will remain open until the Committee submits its scientific report to the Secretaries of USDA and HHS in 2020. The public is encouraged to submit written comments to the Committee for review throughout its work. This comment period will allow for public comments on every topic and question the committee covers. 

Comments can be provided electronically (preferred) or through the postal mail. 

  • To submit an electronic comment visit our page on Instructions for submitting comments are available on that website. Do not include personally identifiable information, such as your phone number or street address, in the text of your comment. 
  • All comments submitted to the Docket FNS-2019-0001 on, will need to be reviewed before posting. Please allow three business days for this process. Please do not submit your comment more than once.

  • Comments can be mailed to: Kristin Koegel, USDA Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034, Alexandria, VA 22302. 

Read Comments Submitted to the Committee

To read comments provided to the Committee, visit our page on