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By | September 25th, 2014 | Blogs |

Ben & Jerry’s, GE-Labeling Advocates Protest Anti-GE Labeling Bill

By | July 10th, 2014 | FPA Blogs & News, Press Releases - Food Policy Action |

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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.

Senators Hoeven and McConnell demand more salt, less whole grains for our kids

By | May 21st, 2014 | Blogs, FPA Blogs & News |

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Less than a week ago more than 100 organizations from 36 states sent a strong message to congress: don’t use the appropriations process to weaken federal child nutrition programs.

Congress Poised to Roll Back School Lunch Standards Members of Congress working to strip key parts of school meal reform; add white potatoes to WIC program.

By | May 19th, 2014 | FPA Blogs & News, Press Releases - Food Policy Action |

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The House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees are scheduled to consider annual funding bills, released today, that include language that would weaken school meal program rules passed under the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. Earlier this month, more than 40 House members signed a letter asking USDA to reduce whole grains and increase sodium in school meals, and maintain the status quo on school snacks and a la carte options.

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