The HHS Hubert H. Humphrey Building Cafeteria Experience: Incorporation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 into Federal Food Service Guidelines.. The HHS Hubert H. Humphrey Building Cafeteria Experience: Incorporation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 into Federal Food Service Guidelines. : Table 2

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: Table 2

DateKey Event
October 2008 – December 2010U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convene to develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010.
May 2009The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) began developing wellness best practices and a plan for the federal workforce. GSA led this effort.
October 2009President Obama signed Executive Order 13514, requiring federal agencies to purchase and operate in a more sustainable manner.
February 2010GSA released the Wellness and Sustainability Requirements for Contracts at Federal Facilities.
 GSA, HHS and collaborators initiated the development of the Health and Sustainability Guidelines.
March – July 2010  GSA and HHS developed the request for proposal (RFP) for the Humphrey Building Cafeteria to pilot the Health and Sustainability Guidelines.
July 2010GSA and HHS received clearance on the draft Health and Sustainability Guidelines so that the guidelines could be used in the Humphrey Building Cafeteria RFP.
 Release of the RFP for Humphrey Building Cafeteria.
August 2010Proposals due for the Humphrey Building Cafeteria.
November 2010GSA and HHS awarded the Humphrey Building Cafeteria contract to a new vendor.
December 2010GSA, HHS and collaborators incorporated cross-agency feedback into the Health and Sustainability Guidelines.
January 2011HHS and USDA released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010.
February 2011GSA, HHS and collaborators completed the final Health and Sustainability Guidelines.
March 2011GSA and HHS publicly released the Health and Sustainability Guidelines at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Humphrey Building.