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GMA Applauds HHS Secretary Sebelius and HHS for New Community Prevention and Wellness Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - GMA Senior Vice President and Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Officer Robert E. Brackett today commended Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for launching a new community prevention and wellness campaign.

"We applaud Secretary Sebelius and HHS for launching its new community prevention and wellness initiative. Helping to reduce childhood obesity and encouraging healthy lifestyles is a top priority for the food and beverage industry. The new HHS initiative is a great example of ways our society can work together to win the battle against obesity. A healthy diet combined with regular physical activity is the key to healthful living.”