Legislation and Policy

U.S. Capital Code of Federal Regulations

United States Government Printing Office.

The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

US Capitol building dome Thomas (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress.

Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. United States Senate.

Provides information on policy issues concerning government food programs ensuring that citizens have access to safe and nutritious food.

The Federal Register

United States Government Printing Office.

Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nutrition and Physical Activity Legislative Database

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Searchable database of state-level bills related to nutrition and physical activity topics.

Food and Agriculture Organization Codex Alimentarius Commission

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

Protects the health of consumers and ensures fair trade practices in the food trade, and promotes coordination of all food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Nutrition Legislation

American Dietetic Association.

Lists priority issues for legislation and advocacy.



Provides information on agricultural policy to farmers and ranchers.

American Dietetic Association logo Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Provides Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members with opportunities for involvement in public policy issues concerning dietetics.

School Health Policies and Programs Study

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

National survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and programs at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.

Nutrition Policy

Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Provides information on current policy options that promote nutrition and physical activity.

Finding Food and Agriculture Organization Documents

Yale University Library.

Identifies the Food and Agriculture Organization documents available within the Library's collection.

Internet Law Library


Provides links to law and policy issues at the state, local, and foreign level.