The anti-menu labeling bill, the so-called Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (S.261/HR.772), is neither common sense nor provides more nutrition information. The industry-backed bill would make it harder for customers to understand and obtain calorie and other nutrition information at many restaurants and similar food establishments.
Please email your Senators and ask them to vote against the confirmation of Representative Tom Price (R-GA) for Secretary of Health and Human Services and fast-food tycoon Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor.
We need your help to protect access to healthcare for millions of Americans and protect these important nutrition and prevention provisions that help to keep people well. Can you take a minute to email your members of Congress today?
Supermarkets should stop pushing soda and candy on their customers at checkout and offer healthy choices instead. Join us in asking Walmart, Kroger, and other major supermarkets to do right by their customers and remove junk food from checkout.
Applebee’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Dairy Queen, Jack in the Box, and even McDonald’s have revamped their menus in recent years to remove soda from their kids’ menus. But Chili’s continues to push soda for kids. Please take action now to urge Chili’s to clean up its kids’ menu.
The federal tax code allows companies to deduct marketing and advertising expenses from their income taxes, including expenses for marketing junk food to children. The Stop Subsidizing Childhood Obesity Act would eliminate the deduction for junk food marketing to children, which could raise $550 million per year in tax revenue and prevent obesity in one million children.
Please take a minute to email your members of Congress today to support the bill.
The partisan House child nutrition reauthorization bill, Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (H.R. 5003), would significantly weaken school nutrition standards for meals and snacks and beverages (Smart Snacks) and decrease access to school meals for low-income children.
Please take a minute to email your Representative today to oppose H.R. 5003.
Betty Crocker fruit snacks are as unhealthy as gummy bears and are widely advertised to children. Please join us today in sending a message to General Mills today to ask them to stop marketing Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks to kids.