Dairy Industry Welcomes New Dietary Guidelines That Embrace Dairy’s Central Role in a Healthy Diet and Recommend More Dairy Consumption Across Key Demographics

The International Dairy Foods Association, representing all segments in the U.S. dairy industry, applauded the release today of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans affirming that dairy products will maintain their historically important role in federal nutrition recommendations, including recommending most Americans consume three servings of dairy each day.

2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines For Americans Recommend Grains at All Life Stages, Maintains Existing Serving Size For Whole and Enriched Grains

A foundational piece of the DGAs, the guidelines recognize whole grains are “one of the three food groups that are fundamental constituents of a healthy dietary pattern.”

USDA, HHS Release Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

December 30, 2020 USDA

Nutrition in America took a major step forward today with the publication of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Jointly published by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) every five years, the guidelines provide science-based recommendations designed to foster healthy dietary patterns for Americans of all ages – from birth through older adults.

Produce For Better Health Foundation Commends U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health And Human Services For Releasing The Dietary Guidelines For Americans, 2020-2025

“Given PBH’s commitment to advancing the role that all forms of fruits and vegetables – fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice – play in improving health and well-being, we commend the agencies for their dedication to completing the new DGAand continuing to keep fruits and vegetables at the forefront of dietary guidance,” says Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, president and CEO for PBH.

Mushrooms Blend Perfectly into New Dietary Guidelines

December 30, 2020 Mushroom Council

Throughout the multi-year process to develop the DGA, the Mushroom Council and mushroom growers have submitted written comments, given oral testimony and shared information with the staff at the HHS and USDA.