Grains council to sponsor 'Just Ask for Whole Grains'

by Eric Schroeder
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BOSTON — The Whole Grains Council has set Nov. 5-7 as the dates for its international conference highlighting the recent successes in the move to whole grains.

"Just Ask for Whole Grains" will take place in early November at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza and will include presentations from Eric Hentges, Ph.D., director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Promotion and Policy; Sue Borra, president of the International Food Information Council Foundation; Lori Tubbs, nutrition consultant to U.S. Military Special Operations; Len Marquart, Ph.D., assistant professor of nutrition, University of Minnesota; Deanne Brandstetter, director of nutrition, Compass Group, The Americas; and Suzanne Vieria, culinary nutrition program, Johnson & Wales.

For additional details, contact Kara Berrini at (617) 896-4880 or kberrini@oldwayspt.org. Information is also available at the W.G.C. web site, www.wholegrainscouncil.org/conference07.html.

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