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Last Chance to Submit Public Comment on Organics; Ban Styrofoam Food in School; Center for Food Safety; No Drilling Off Shore; Friends of the Earth Sign to Remove Pesticides; #DefundPipelines; Take Action to Stop Climate Denial

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USDA Seeks Comment on Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Final Rule USDA is asking the public to comment on the possible actions USDA should take in regards to the disposition of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Final Rule (FR). … Read More

Help Protect Food Safety; Limit Trump’s Power to Start Nuclear War; Organize a March Against Monsanto; Take Bee-killing Pesticides Off the Shelves

Stop Cutbacks to USDA and Help Protect Food Safety “President Trump’s most recent budget proposal contained significant cuts to the USDA budget – $4.7 billion. That’s a 21% cut to the agency already struggling to protect our food supply and … Read More

Response to Roll Backs on Healthy School Food; Superfoods Trending Yet Fair Trade Wins; Pruitt Dismisses Twelve Scientists from EPA; Is Eating Salt is Back?

Perdue Moves to Make School Meals Great Again In 2010, Congress passed the bipartisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (part of what some might describe as part of the Obamas’ legacy). The law included ‘new school meal guidelines, supported by the Institute … Read More

Stop the Filthy Food Act; Decrease Impulse Junk Food Buying; Ban Chemicals in Our Food; Join the Food Revolution

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Stop the Filthy Food Act “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.)  … Read More

Vote NO on Puzder; Say NO to Cheap Eats; Stop Trump’s Anti-Women Regime; Resist the Line 3 Pipeline and #NoDAPL Fighting Still

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Reject Andy Puzder for ‘Anti-Labor’ Secretary “Puzder opposes meaningful minimum-wage increases, and attacked the expansion of paid-sick-day and overtime legislation. And while he rakes in millions as the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Hardy’s and Carl’s Jr., … Read More

Food Policy Keeps Up; Washington DC Food Tank Summit Inspires; NYC Bodegas Protest; EPA Reports Smudged; Biodiversity Improves Standards

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Civil Eats Describes Food Policy Today “With policy changes taking place at breakneck speed in Washington, there is no certainty with respect to laws that have made the U.S. food system safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The only certainty is that … Read More

Trump’s Ag Pick Perdue Seems Contrary; Seeking Consensus on Healthy Food; Ice-Scream-For-Vegans; FDA Publishes New Advice For Your Mom

Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Ag, Sonny Perdue, is Frightening If confirmed, Perdue will oversee a budget of more than $140 billion and a staff of more than 100,000 people in an office that, as Civil Eats points out, executes “policy … Read More

100 Day Action Plan After Women’s March; Advocacy Training Opportunity; Tell Your Democratic Leadership to Speak Out and Sign the Dissent Memo; Tell Senate NO to Pruitt; RSVP to Climate March; Tweet to Trump; Support Increased Access to Fresh Food to Low Income

100 Day Action Plan After Women’s March The Associated Press reported that over 500,000 people marched in DC alone (twice the original estimate)—that is incredible! With millions more standing together throughout the country and the world, this event was a truly historic … Read More


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