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Public Comments

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

  • Comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule that would revise SNAP regulations to standardize the methodology for calculating standard utility allowances (12/2/19)
  • Comments on the USDA's proposed rule that would revise the definition of categorical eligibility in the SNAP, second comment period (11/1/19)
  • University of California comments on the USDA proposed rule that would revise the definition of categorical eligibility in the SNAP (9/23/19)
  • Comments on the USDA's proposed rule that would revise the requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) in the SNAP (4/2/19)
  • Comments on the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services "Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds" proposed rule (12/10/18)

School Meal Programs

  • Comments on Simplifying Meal Service and Monitoring Requirements in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs (4/22/20)
  • Comments on "Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements" (1/29/18) 

Nutrition Facts Label

  • Comments on updating Nutrition Facts Label (5/26/17)

2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

  • Comments to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) on the recommended nutrition guidelines for pregnant and lactating women and children from birth to 24 months (1/14/20)
  • National Drinking Water Alliance with collaborating organizations and individuals comments to the DGAC on adding a symbol for water on MyPlate and making clear recommendations for drinking water as the beverage of choice (1/15/20)
  • Comments on the Nutrition Evidence Library how the Guidelines can better ensure nutritional sufficiency for all Americans (1/3/17)
  • National Drinking Water Alliance comments on including recommendations for healthy beverage habits in the Guidelines (12/23/16)

Infant Formula Labeling

  • Comments on infant formula labeling (10/25/16)

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

  • Best of science letter on drinking water (9/10/14)

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)