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StatementCarol West Suitor and Maria Oria, rapporteurs ; Food and Nutrition Board, Office for Central Europe and Eurasia, Policy and Global Affairs Division, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies.
ContributionsSuitor, Carol West., Oria, Maria., National Research Council (U.S.). Policy and Global Affairs.
LC ClassificationsRA601.5 .F657 2008
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Paginationxiv, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL16993120M
ISBN 100309116139
ISBN 109780309116138
LC Control Number2008274524

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