Giving chickens antibiotics when they aren't even sick is helping create antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.” When these superbugs get into our food they can cause serious illnesses that are difficult to cure.
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.
Kids deserve healthy food. Yet the majority of restaurant children’s meals are unhealthy. Ask members of the New York City Council to improve restaurant children’s meals.
Join our campaign by sending an email to Congress, urging your representatives to ask the FDA about its plans to protect kids from dyes.
After years of partisan fighting in Congress, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) have introduced a bipartisan Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill that maintains the progress on school nutrition while diffusing key concerns from the opposition.
Bojangles’, the chicken and biscuits chain, kids’ menu is incredibly high in calories, fat, and sodium, and offers no fruit, vegetables, or whole grains. Please email them to urge them to improve their kids’ meals.
Please join us today in sending a message to Rovio Entertainment (the company behind Angry Birds) to ask them to stop marketing junk food to kids.
Please urge Congress to support FDA's request for 109.5 million to strengthen its ability to implement FSMA, hire and train the workforce it needs, and help industry comply with the new standards.
Soda and other sugary drinks are leading promoters of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest source of calories in children’s diets and provide nearly half of their added sugar intake. Drinking just one sugary drink every day increases a child’s odds of becoming obese by 60 percent. With one in three children overweight or obese in the U.S., it no longer makes sense to include sugary beverages as part of meals for young children.
Bed Bath & Beyond is not a food store. Ask the retail chain to stop pushing candy on customers at checkout.