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Industry Proposal Would Change Standards for Many Staples

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Tell Congress: It's Time to Check Behind the Barn Door

Even when there is an outbreak of deadly antibiotic resistant bacteria, agribusinesses can block the lock the barn door, keeping federal and state officials out.

But we’re supporting a bill that would change all that – and we need your help. Tell your member of Congress: Support the Expanded Food Safety Investigation Act of 2019.

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More than Half of Online Food and Beverage Promotions Are for Unhealthy Products

Urge online grocers to do better by their customers

Online grocery shopping is a growing solution for time-strapped shoppers. While it has the potential to support healthy eating, most of the foods and beverages promoted on online grocery platforms are unhealthy. Please email and urge online food retailers Amazon Prime Now, FreshDirect, Peapod (Giant), Safeway, Target, and Walmart Grocery to do better.
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Statement of CSPI Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Colin Schwartz

Tell the USDA to Crack Down on Salmonella in Ground Beef

About 80,000 people get sick every year from Salmonella in beef. This is the estimate by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The agency says it’s committed to driving those numbers down and has a proposal under review for testing and reducing contamination by Salmonella—and they want to hear from you!

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CSPI President Dr. Peter Lurie a Plaintiff in Case vs. HHS

Tell the Trump administration: stop harming kids’ health

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is launching another attack on the nutritional health of children. The latest proposal would allow students to choose pizza, French fries, and cookies regularly in place of a healthier school lunch. It would allow more French fries in place of carrots in school lunch, more fried hash browns in breakfast, and less fruit in some school breakfasts.

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Statement of CSPI Senior Scientist Lisa Y. Lefferts
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Call your elected officials about Congress' COVID-19 response

A comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis requires steps to protect public health in the workplace and through food access.