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AGENCY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), are hereby giving notice that a meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) will be held. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 13, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. e.d.t. and June 14, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m. e.d.t. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be accessible by webcast on the Internet or by attendance in-person. For in-person participants, on June 13, 2013, the meeting will take place in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Masur Auditorium. On June 14, 2013, the meeting will be held in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) Academic Center. Both facilities are located at the NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, 10 Center Drive, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 2015 DGAC, Richard D. Olson, M.D., M.P.H.; Alternate DFO, 2015 DGAC, Kellie (O’Connell) Casavale, Ph.D., R.D., Nutrition Advisor; Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, OASH/HHS; 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100 Tower Building; Rockville, MD 20852: Telephone: (240) 453–8280; TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:25 May 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 Under Section 301 of Public Law 101–445 (7 U.S.C. 5341, the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990, Title III) the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) are directed to issue at least every five years a report titled Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The law instructs that this publication shall contain nutritional and dietary information and guidelines for the general public, shall be based on the preponderance of scientific and medical knowledge current at the time of publication, and shall be promoted by each federal agency in carrying out any federal food, nutrition, or health program. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans was issued voluntarily by HHS and USDA in 1980, 1985, and 1990; the 1995 edition was the first statutorily mandated report, followed by subsequent editions at the appropriate intervals. To assist with satisfying the mandate, a discretionary federal advisory committee is established every five years to provide independent, science-based advice and recommendations. The DGAC consists of a panel of experts who are selected from the public/private sector. Individuals who are selected to serve on the Committee must have current scientific knowledge in the field of human nutrition and chronic disease. Appointed Committee Members: As outlined (stipulated) in the charter, the 2015 DGAC will be composed of not more than 17 members, with the minimum number being 13. Individuals are appointed to serve on the Committee who are jointly agreed upon by the Secretaries of HHS and USDA. The Secretaries of HHS and USDA recently appointed 15 individuals to serve as members of the 2015 DGAC. Information on the DGAC membership SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee SUMMARY: Fax: (240) 453–8281; Lead USDA CoExecutive Secretary, Colette I. Rihane, M.S., R.D., Director, Nutrition Guidance and Analysis Division, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302; Telephone: (703) 305–7600; Fax: (703) 305–3300; and/or USDA Co-Executive Secretary, Shanthy A. 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The DGAC will examine the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans, take into consideration new scientific evidence and current resource documents, and develop a report to the Secretaries of HHS and USDA that outlines its science-based recommendations and rationale which will serve as the basis for developing the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Committee will hold approximately five public meetings to review and discuss recommendations. Meeting dates, times, locations, and other relevant information will be announced at least 15 days in advance of each meeting via Federal Register notice. As stipulated in the charter, the Committee will be terminated after delivery of its final report to the Secretaries of HHS and USDA or two years from the date the charter was filed, whichever comes first. Purpose of the Meeting: In accordance with FACA and to promote transparency of the process, deliberations of the Committee will occur in a public forum. At this meeting, the Committee will be oriented to the Dietary Guidelines revision process and begin its deliberations. Meeting Agenda: The meeting agenda will include (a) review of operations for the Committee members, (b) presentations on the history of the Dietary Guidelines and how they are used, (c) presentation on USDA’s Nutrition Evidence Library, and (d) plans for future Committee work. Meeting Registration: The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will be accessible by webcast or by attendance in-person. Pre-registration is required for both web viewing and in-person attendance. To pre-register, please go to www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and click on the link for ‘‘Meeting Registration.’’ To register by phone or to request a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations, please call for registration and logistics assistance through National Capitol Contracting, Laura Walters at (703) 243–9696 by 5:00 p.m. E.D.T., June 10, 2013. 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Public Comments and Meeting Documents: Written comments from the public will be accepted throughout the Committee’s deliberative process; opportunities to present oral comments to the Committee will be provided at a future meeting. Written public comments can be submitted and/or viewed at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov using the ‘‘Submit Comments’’ and ‘‘Read Comments’’ links, respectively. Written comments received by June 5, 2013 will ensure transmission to the Committee prior to this meeting. Documents pertaining to Committee deliberations, including meeting agendas, summaries, and transcripts will be available on www.DietaryGuidelines.gov under ‘‘Meetings’’ and meeting materials will be available for public viewing at the meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the 
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with 
the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), are hereby giving notice 
that a meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) 
will be held. This meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held on June 13, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 
a.m. e.d.t. and June 14, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. e.d.t.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be accessible by webcast on the Internet or 
by attendance in-person. For in-person participants, on June 13, 2013, 
the meeting will take place in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Masur Auditorium. On June 14, 2013, the meeting will be held in the NIH 
Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) Academic 
Center. Both facilities are located at the NIH Clinical Center, 
Building 10, 10 Center Drive, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 2015 
DGAC, Richard D. Olson, M.D., M.P.H.; Alternate DFO, 2015 DGAC, Kellie 
(O'Connell) Casavale, Ph.D., R.D., Nutrition Advisor; Office of Disease 
Prevention and Health Promotion, OASH/HHS; 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 
LL100 Tower Building; Rockville, MD 20852: Telephone: (240) 453-8280; 
Fax: (240) 453-8281; Lead USDA Co-Executive Secretary, Colette I. 
Rihane, M.S., R.D., Director, Nutrition Guidance and Analysis Division, 
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA; 3101 Park Center 
Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302; Telephone: (703) 305-7600; Fax: 
(703) 305-3300; and/or USDA Co-Executive Secretary, Shanthy A. Bowman, 
Ph.D., Nutritionist, Food Surveys Research Group, Beltsville Human 
Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; 10300 
Baltimore Avenue, BARC-West Bldg 005, Room 125; Beltsville, MD 20705-
2350; Telephone: (301) 504-0619. Additional information about the 2015 
DGAC is available on the Internet at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 301 of Public Law 101-445 (7 
U.S.C. 5341, the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act 
of 1990, Title III) the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
and Agriculture (USDA) are directed to issue at least every five years 
a report titled Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The law instructs 
that this publication shall contain nutritional and dietary information 
and guidelines for the general public, shall be based on the 
preponderance of scientific and medical knowledge current at the time 
of publication, and shall be promoted by each federal agency in 
carrying out any federal food, nutrition, or health program. The 
Dietary Guidelines for Americans was issued voluntarily by HHS and USDA 
in 1980, 1985, and 1990; the 1995 edition was the first statutorily 
mandated report, followed by subsequent editions at the appropriate 
intervals. To assist with satisfying the mandate, a discretionary 
federal advisory committee is established every five years to provide 
independent, science-based advice and recommendations. The DGAC 
consists of a panel of experts who are selected from the public/private 
sector. Individuals who are selected to serve on the Committee must 
have current scientific knowledge in the field of human nutrition and 
chronic disease.
    Appointed Committee Members: As outlined (stipulated) in the 
charter, the 2015 DGAC will be composed of not more than 17 members, 
with the minimum number being 13. Individuals are appointed to serve on 
the Committee who are jointly agreed upon by the Secretaries of HHS and 
USDA. The Secretaries of HHS and USDA recently appointed 15 individuals 
to serve as members of the 2015 DGAC. Information on the DGAC 
membership will be available at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov.

    Authority: The 2015 DGAC is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.

    Committee's Task: The work of the DGAC will be solely advisory in 
nature and time-limited. The Committee will develop recommendations 
based on the preponderance of current scientific and medical knowledge 
using a systematic review approach. The DGAC will examine the current 
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, take into consideration new 
scientific evidence and current resource documents, and develop a 
report to the Secretaries of HHS and USDA that outlines its science-
based recommendations and rationale which will serve as the basis for 
developing the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 
The Committee will hold approximately five public meetings to review 
and discuss recommendations. Meeting dates, times, locations, and other 
relevant information will be announced at least 15 days in advance of 
each meeting via Federal Register notice. As stipulated in the charter, 
the Committee will be terminated after delivery of its final report to 
the Secretaries of HHS and USDA or two years from the date the charter 
was filed, whichever comes first.
    Purpose of the Meeting: In accordance with FACA and to promote 
transparency of the process, deliberations of the Committee will occur 
in a public forum. At this meeting, the Committee will be oriented to 
the Dietary Guidelines revision process and begin its deliberations.
    Meeting Agenda: The meeting agenda will include (a) review of 
operations for the Committee members, (b) presentations on the history 
of the Dietary Guidelines and how they are used, (c) presentation on 
USDA's Nutrition Evidence Library, and (d) plans for future Committee 
work.
    Meeting Registration: The meeting is open to the public. The 
meeting will be accessible by webcast or by attendance in-person. Pre-
registration is required for both web viewing and in-person attendance. 
To pre-register, please go to www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and click on 
the link for ``Meeting Registration.'' To register by phone or to 
request a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations, 
please call for registration and logistics assistance through National 
Capitol Contracting, Laura Walters at (703) 243-9696 by 5:00 p.m. 
E.D.T., June 10, 2013. Pre-registration must include name, affiliation, 
phone number or email, days

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attending, and if participating via webcast or in-person.
    Webcast Public Participation: After pre-registration, individuals 
participating by webcast will receive webcast access information via 
email.
    In-Person Public Participation and Building Access: For in-person 
participants, the meetings are within the National Institutes of Health 
(NIH) Clinical Center (Building 10) as noted above in the Addresses 
section. Details regarding registration capacity and directions will be 
posted on www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. For in-person participants, check-
in at the registration desk onsite at the meeting is required and will 
begin at 7:30 a.m. each day.
    Public Comments and Meeting Documents: Written comments from the 
public will be accepted throughout the Committee's deliberative 
process; opportunities to present oral comments to the Committee will 
be provided at a future meeting. Written public comments can be 
submitted and/or viewed at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov using the ``Submit 
Comments'' and ``Read Comments'' links, respectively. Written comments 
received by June 5, 2013 will ensure transmission to the Committee 
prior to this meeting. Documents pertaining to Committee deliberations, 
including meeting agendas, summaries, and transcripts will be available 
on www.DietaryGuidelines.gov under ``Meetings'' and meeting materials 
will be available for public viewing at the meeting. Meeting 
information, thereafter, will continue to be accessible online, at the 
NIH Library, and upon request at the Office of Disease Prevention and 
Health Promotion, OASH/HHS; 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100 Tower 
Building; Rockville, MD 20852: Telephone (240) 453-8280; Fax: (240) 
453-8281.

    Dated: May 24, 2013.
Richard Olson,
Designated Federal Officer, Director, Division of Prevention Science, 
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services.
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