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