Developing a New Federal Strategy to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures - Info

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USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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Nutrition and Lead Critical Connection
Overall healthy diet emphasizing:
Vitamin C
Iron
Calcium
May help mitigate lead absorption
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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SNAP and Lead Exposure Response
Participants especially in affected areas encouraged to
purchase nutritious foods
Farmers Markets
Nutrition education for participants and families
SNAP-Ed funding for policy, systems, and environmental
interventions that increase access to foods containing the
key nutrients
SNAP-Ed Connection: Lead Poisoning and Nutrition