7 U.S. Code § 5302 - Definitions
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DefinitionsAs used in this chapter—
the terms “Interagency Board for Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research” and “Board” mean the Federal coordinating body established by section 5311(c) of this title;
the term “Joint Implementation Plan for a Comprehensive National Nutrition Monitoring System” means the plan of that title dated August 18, 1981 and submitted by the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services under section 3178 of this title;
the term “local government” means a local general unit of government or local educational unit;
(7) the term “nutrition monitoring and related research” means the set of activities necessary to provide timely information about the role and status of factors that bear on the contribution that nutrition makes to the health of the people of the United States, including—
food composition measurements and nutrient data banks;
(8) the term “nutritional quality” means—
the nutritional importance of nonnutrient substances such as fiber, phytate, and such substances that are naturally found in the food supply; and
the term “Secretaries” means the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting jointly.
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