Food Policy Action is mobilizing stakeholders from across the United States to voice their united opposition to the draft 2018 Farm Bill released by the House Agriculture Committee. Advocates have a narrow window in which to convince House members that supporting a Farm Bill that cuts support for SNAP, small farmers, and the working class is not only irresponsible, but will lose them support at the ballot box, says FPA executive director Monica Mills.
McDonald’s director of U.S. Public Affairs sat down with Food Tank to discuss the world’s largest restaurant company’s new goals focused on packaging and recycling. It plans to meet both by 2025 in each of its 37,000 restaurants.
On November 1, 2017, Food Policy Action (FPA) released its annual National Food Policy Scorecard to help the public track actions taken by lawmakers in the United States (U.S.) Congress. Scores were down this year because neither the House nor the Senate spent much time on food issues this year.
Harvard Law report states that Congress could prioritize the issue of food waste through the 2018 Farm Bill, and in turn minimize environmental impact of waste in landfills, create jobs, and redistribute unused food to the hungry.