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Tell the FDA to Keep Poppy Seeds Free of Dangerous Opiate Contamination

Families affected by contaminated poppy seeds have joined together with the Center for Science in the Public Interest to submit a petition to the FDA asking the agency to limit opiate contamination in poppy seeds and ensure that seeds imported into the United States are not contaminated.

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Ask Congress to Pass the Toxic Free Food Act

The Toxic Free Food Act will help keep unsafe chemicals out of our food. Urge your member of Congress to support this legislation to strengthen the review of new chemicals in food.
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Support Added Sugars Warnings on Chain Restaurant Menus

Most “small” fountain sodas served at fast-food chains contain more than a day’s worth of added sugars. Tell your city councilmember to support added sugars warnings today!

Ask Congress to Pass the School Food Modernization Act

Congress is taking up Child Nutrition Reauthorization—legislation that impacts the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program—this year. We must ensure school nutrition programs have sufficient equipment and training to provide healthy meals to students.

Urge Governor Newsom to Support Healthy School Meals

Ask Governor Newsom to ensure that California children continue to receive healthy, nutritious school meals at no cost.

Don’t Take Away Free School Meals for All Students

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 free for all students. Please take action today.

Move the Nutrition Equity Act Forward.

The Nutrition Equity Amendment Act of 2021 will address inequities in access to healthy, affordable food and drinks in Washington, DC. In order for the bill to move forward, it needs to have a hearing in the Committee on Business and Economic Development. Email the committee chair, Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, to ask him to hold the next hearing to advance this critical legislation.

New York State Facilities Should Serve Healthier Options

The Healthy Food Service Guidelines for New York Act will make it easier to eat healthfully in state facilities and programs. Email your State Senator to ask them to prioritize the bill and pass it before the end of New York’s 2021 legislative session.

Tell Congress that Big Soda is damaging the health of Americans. Support the SWEET Act!

The SWEET Act would create a national tax on sugary drinks like soda, sports drinks, fruit drinks with added sugar, and energy drinks, and give Congress the chance to invest billions in annual revenue in our health. Ask your representative to cosponsor this critical legislation to prioritize public health!

Stop Sugary Drink Marketing to Massachusetts Kids in Schools and Restaurants

Food and beverage companies spend nearly $2 billion a year marketing to children, impacting their food and beverage choices, diets, and health. Tell Massachusetts state legislators to support H.2333/S.1464 to protect children from the health risks of sugary drinks.

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