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Philly has the votes to pass sugary drink tax
3yr philly.com
The deal is surely tentative, but Council sources said members seemed to be coalescing around a 1...
The deal is surely tentative, but Council sources said members seemed to be coalescing around a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages and diet soda. #foodnews #policynews
China’s New Dietary Guidelines Could Be Good News For The Climate
3yr thinkprogress.org
Very interesting. "While dietary experts will weigh in on the nutritional aspects, buried in the ...
Very interesting. "While dietary experts will weigh in on the nutritional aspects, buried in the pages is a recommendation with potentially huge implications for climate change." #foodnews #policynews
  • etsummer Hopefully because these recommendations are rooted in health concerns they will have a greater impact? Maybe China will see climate impacts from this and it will set a good example of what's...
Take action and say "no" to GMO salmon!
3yr foe.org
Many retailers including Target, COSTCO, Eataly, Whole Foods, Raley's and Trader Joe's have commi...
Many retailers including Target, COSTCO, Eataly, Whole Foods, Raley's and Trader Joe's have committed not to sell GMO salmon, but many have not. Join Friends of the Earth and sign the petition agai...
Soda Sales Continue Nearly Twenty-Year Freefall - CSPI's brilliant remake of Coca Cola's "Hilltop" ad
3yr cspinet.org
Soda trends and federal excise tax on soda #foodnews #policynews
Soda trends and federal excise tax on soda #foodnews #policynews
  • sugardetoxme The world is waking up! (at least some parts of it)
Food Policy Leaders to Address Future of Food
3yr today.duke.edu
Leading food policy experts will sit down with corporate CEOs on Wednesday, April 27, at Duke Uni...
Leading food policy experts will sit down with corporate CEOs on Wednesday, April 27, at Duke University to discuss how government and business can shape solutions to complex challenges... #policynews
Director of National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition speaks up on food policy
3yr ucfoodobserver.com
"Another point of inspiration to me is the interest in food. There are so many more active citize...
"Another point of inspiration to me is the interest in food. There are so many more active citizens that are wearing a food hat, however they define it – nutrition, health, local, organic, other th...
Healthful school lunch programs can significant impact a child's health.
3yr foodtank.com
Over 31 million children in the United States consume most of their daily caloric intake at schoo...
Over 31 million children in the United States consume most of their daily caloric intake at school. For many children, it may be the only food they eat regularly each day. But improving the quality...
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Online grocery companies are going to start taking food stamps - seems like a no brainer and glad it's happening!
3yr civileats.com
"This spring, the USDA is expected to launch a pilot that will allow a limited number of internet...
"This spring, the USDA is expected to launch a pilot that will allow a limited number of internet food delivery services to start accepting food stamps."
Vermont's GMO labeling law β€” taking on the 'natural' claim
3yr vtdigger.org
"As manufacturers continue suits to prevent implementation of law, Vermont Attorney General's Off...
"As manufacturers continue suits to prevent implementation of law, Vermont Attorney General's Office requests manufacturers' GMO health studies." #policynews #foodnews
Food Policy Action Map Shows how Your Legislators Voted on Food
3yr foodpolicyaction.org
Food Policy Action has a pretty rad map showing how your Senators and Representatives weighed in ...
Food Policy Action has a pretty rad map showing how your Senators and Representatives weighed in on the food front. This is where you can get a sneak peek in how your legislators voted and how you ...
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