Call your elected officials about Congress' COVID-19 response

A comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis requires steps to protect public health in the workplace and through food access.

Tell Congress ALL Workers Need Paid Leave Protections NOW!

Tell your members of Congress to support paid sick days for all workers, including the millions left out by gaps in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Tell Congress: school food service workers need help now

Please email your members of Congress and ask them to help schools and struggling families today.

Ask Congress to pass SNAP expansions as part of the next COVID package

Please email your Senators and Representatives to demand they include three critical expansions to SNAP in the next stimulus package! Boosting SNAP is a win-win for low-income consumers and the economy overall.

Ask Congress to protect workers in America’s meatpacking plants!

We can protect meatpacking workers while preserving the food supply—and we must do so, for both moral and practical reasons. It’s time for Congress to step in.

Support H.R. 6800, The HEROES Act

Urge your members of Congress to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) that would ensure much-needed protections for food workers on the frontlines and increase critical supports for low-income families.

Tell America’s Meat & Poultry Processors: Protect Your Workers!

Please take a minute to send a message demanding that America’s largest meat and poultry processors (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, Smithfield, Hormel, Perdue, Sanderson Farms, and Conagra)—who together have over 355,000 employees—protect their workers.

Ask Congress to strengthen “Farm to Food Bank” supports in the next relief package

Urge your Senators to cover the cost of food for these programs and target support for struggling small and mid-size farmers.

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Tell Congress essential food workers need essential benefits

Tell your Senator to strengthen worker health protections in the next COVID-19 response package
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Protect the Science in our National Nutrition Advice

Please join with other CSPI supporters and tell the USDA you insist on strong, evidence-based advice in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines.

Tell the Senate to invest in SNAP and school meals for COVID-19 relief

The Senate must act swiftly to pass another COVID relief bill that stimulates the economy. We are standing up for struggling families and ask Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring this bill to a vote. We cannot afford to wait another day for the Senate to act.

Ask your Representative to support the Pandemic Child Hunger Prevention Act

The Pandemic Child Hunger Prevention Act would ensure schools provide a nutritious breakfast and lunch for all children—regardless of their family’s income—this coming school year. The bill also lets schools operating summer feeding and afterschool programs to serve all children without having to certify the eligibility of each individual child.

Tell your Senator: support paid leave and worker protections

As Congress enters into negotiations on a final package, they must include critical items for worker health and public safety.  With your help, we can focus lawmakers on the real needs to curb this pandemic.

Tell Coke and Pepsi to stop drenching college students in soda marketing!

Please join CSPI in urging Coke and Pepsi to stop exploiting pouring rights contracts to push sugary drinks on college students.

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Tell Congress: help hungry families and protect food workers

The winter holidays should be a time to come together and celebrate over good food. But this year, 50 million people (or one in six of us) will be hungry and food workers will lack critical protections if lawmakers do not provide urgently needed relief.

Ask Congress to Ensure Schools Provide Healthy Meals

Congress is taking up Child Nutrition Reauthorization—legislation that will impact 30 million children who receive breakfast and lunch from school. We must ensure school meals remain healthy and all that all children can receive them for free.

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