The Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Food Forum will be holding a two-day public workshop on September 3-4, 2015 entitled "Food Literacy: How Do Communications and Marketing Impact Consumer Knowledge and Behavior?" The workshop will explore the current state of knowledge regarding the role of communications and marketing on consumer knowledge and behavior, specifically related to how commercial and public health messaging concerning food, nutrition, and food safety inform, influence, and impact the population at the individual, family, and community levels regarding food choices and behavior. The workshop will be held at the National Academies of Sciences Building at 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, and will be webcast. Partner, Sarah Roller, is a member of the IOM's Food Forum and serves as planning committee chair for the workshop.
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