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Congress should use the waning hours of the 113th Congress to protect healthy school meal standards and plan ahead for the Child Nutrition Reauthorization next year.
Congressman Mike Pompeo has found himself entrenched in a primary battle with his 4th District predecessor, Todd Tiahrt. In one of the more well-funded races of the 2014 election cycle, Pompeo has seen his political contributions swell, which leads to the question, where is his money coming from?
Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield joined members of Congress and pro-GE labeling advocacy groups on Capitol Hill today to protest a House bill that would deny Americans the right to know about genetically engineered (GE) ingredients in their food.
Today, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT); Tom Colicchio, Head Judge, Top Chef, Food Policy Action; Laurie David, Executive Producer FED UP; Stephanie Soechtig, Director and Producer FED UP are imploring members of the House Appropriations Committee not to weaken nutrition standards in the Fiscal Year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill. That bill is scheduled to be considered by the full committee tomorrow.