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Ask Chili's to Reduce Dangerous Sodium Levels

Chili’s is the “winner” of the first-ever Lifetime Achievement award at the MilliGrammys—awards recognizing ridiculous amounts of sodium in restaurant meals. Most of us should limit ourselves to about 1,500 to 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily. But some meals at Chili’s, like its Crispy Fiery Pepper Crispers—with 6,240 milligrams— double or almost triple that amount. Contact Chili’s President Wyman T. Roberts and ask him to support sodium reduction!

Urge Retailers to Offer Healthier Options at Checkout

The retail food environment should support shoppers’ health, not undermine it.  Starting with checkout—one of the most profitable and unhealthy areas of the store, where extra calories are pushed on shoppers (they’re called impulse purchases for a reason)—CSPI is asking Walmart, Kroger, Publix, and Walgreens to rethink the foods and beverages that are sold near the cash register and instead offer products that support shoppers’ efforts to eat well.

 

Food Chemical Safety—Brought to You By McDonald’s?

When it comes to safeguarding your family from dangerous chemicals, the Trump administration evidently thinks it is just fine to nominate a scientist who took money from Big Food for decades while pushing for less protective chemical safety standards. Michael Dourson, Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, led a group of consultants who argued for weaker protections on food chemicals, from pesticides to perchlorate.

Ask Supermarkets to Remove Junk Food from Checkout

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. 

Tell Congress that Americans Don’t Deserve Second-Rate Protections

Dirty food, dirty air, dirty water—that’s what we’ll get if we don’t stop Congress from passing the Big Business Protection Act.  (Okay, the real, but deceptive, name of the bill is the Regulatory Accountability Act). Ask your senators to oppose it now.

Ask Chili’s To Drop Sugary Drinks

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.

Tell Jel Sert to remove food dyes from Pop Ices!

Synthetic food dyes can trigger hyperactivity and other behaviors in some kids. Urge the maker of Pop Ice and Fla-Vor-Ice to drop dyes from ice pops.

Tell Little Debbie to ditch food dyes!

Little Debbie Swiss Rolls are brown and white, but contain enough yellow, red, and blue dyes in just one serving to trigger hyperactivity in susceptible kids. Tell the company to get rid of the dyes.

Urge the FDA to ban food dyes!

We, the undersigned citizens, strongly urge the Food and Drug Administration to ban synthetic dyes from food and beverages given the substantial evidence that the dyes harm susceptible children.

Tell your Representatives: Protect Kids From Artificial Food Dyes!

Join our campaign by sending an email to Congress, urging your representatives to ask the FDA about its plans to protect kids from dyes.