USDA

Ask Congress to pass SNAP expansions as part of the next COVID package

Please email your Senators and Representatives to demand they include three critical expansions to SNAP in the next stimulus package! Boosting SNAP is a win-win for low-income consumers and the economy overall.
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Statement of CSPI Policy Director Laura MacCleery

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.

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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Statement of CSPI Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Colin Schwartz