New York May Be First State to Have Values-Based Food Purchasing

The Good Food NY Bill would make NYC the first to install a values-based approach to food purchasing.

Addressing Equity Through Better Food Policy

Congressmember Salud Carbajal calls on voters to write to their representatives and ask for the change they hope to see.

Companies Urge Congress to Help Fight Food Waste

If passed, the Food Donation Improvement Act can help to cut food waste and address food insecurity.

Fighting food waste through the Emerson Act

Join WW International – who is leading cross-sector efforts related to food and nutrition access – and Food Tank, along with the offices of US Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) in a special virtual panel to discuss the new bipartisan legislation designed to strengthen the 1996 Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act — and help fight senseless food waste and food insecurity.

Oregon Lawmakers Pursue Mega-Dairy Farm Moratorium

The legislative efforts could become a milestone in the battle to regulate industrial agriculture.

New York City Street Vendors Celebrate Victory

After years of organizing, street food vendors are celebrating a win as New York City Council recently pass legislation that will lift the limit on the number of full-time vending permits.

Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

New FEED Act to Address Food Insecurity With Help From Restaurants

The new FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act will ease restrictions on federal aid to help state governments enlist restaurants for emergency food preparation.

Supporting Organic Agriculture “is truly putting America first”

Mendenhall is a farmer and advocate. OFA, sponsored by the Rodale Institute, works to build and support the organic farmer movement and national policy platform in the United States.

Plant-Based Food Advocates Fight DAIRY PRIDE Act

This bill claims that plant-based products labeled as milk are misleading to consumers and plant-based milk, cheese, and yogurt imitations do not provide the same nutrition content as genuine dairy products.

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