The Families First Coronavirus Response Act contains critical nutrition provisions to help provide emergency food for families and children, including providing school lunches for children during school closures. The bill also includes other emergency provisions to help protect our health and our economy.
Urge your senators to support the Families First Coronavirus Response Act now!
Hawaii: two important pesticide bills deserve your attention!
HB2565 HD2 raises fines for pesticide violations and creates a free pesticide disposal option for small agricultural users only.
SB3040 increases fines for pesticide violations and requires the Department of Agriculture to provide annual reporting on pesticide inspection and compliance investigations.
Tillamook claims to be the answer to Big Food and "Dairy Done Right," but in reality, the majority of the milk that goes into Tillamook dairy products comes from the nation's largest industrial confinement mega-dairy in Eastern Oregon—quintessential "Big Food." Tell Tillamook that you want it to drop Big Dairy for good.
FDA just lifted the import ban on GMO salmon.
But because Center for Food Safety members wrote to grocery stores across the country, more than 80 food companies have made commitments never to sell this GMO salmon. Now that GMO salmon is available to be sold in the U.S., their commitments not to sell this dangerous product will be put to the test.
Tell the stores that pledged never to sell GMO salmon how important that commitment is to you.
Representatives John Conyers (D, MI) and Earl Blumenauer (D, OR) have introduced the Saving America's Pollinators Act (H.R. 3040), which would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take immediate action to protect bees and other pollinators by suspending the use of neonicotinoid insecticides. Tell your Representative to support the Saving America’s Pollinators Act!