The former Kansas Congressman is known to be the #1 lackey of Big Ag and the ultra-right wing Koch brothers. Here at CFS we know firsthand: Pompeo's track record demonstrates just how far he is willing to go to further corporate interests over Americans' rights to know what's in their food.
The House just voted to approve the so-called “Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act” (H.R. 722), which would weaken a rule passed under the Obama Administration requiring restaurants to disclose calorie information for food and beverages on menus and menu boards.
While Trump’s EPA put corporate profits over public health, Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico (D) has introduced a bill that would outlaw chlorpyrifos. The bill is called the Protect Children, Farmers and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2017 (S. 1624). Tell your senators to protect our kids and ban this toxic pesticide once and for all!
CFS filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration on August 27th for withholding a required study on the feasibility of electronic disclosure for labeling of GE foods. Now, just 12 days after the suit was filed, the USDA has released the study!