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10.13.21

SFPA Supports the Release of Voluntary Sodium Reduction Targets by FDA

Washington, October 13, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) shared the following statement in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s finalization of short-term voluntary sodium reduction targets: “The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) welcomes the release of the final voluntary targets on sodium reduction. SFPA member companies including Danone North America, … Continued

10.06.21

SFPA Commends Efforts to Address Deforestation In Ag Supply Chains

Washington, October 6, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) released the following statement in response to the introduction of legislation aimed at addressing the issue of deforestation in agriculture supply chains: “SFPA commends Senator Schatz and Representatives Blumenauer and Fitzpatrick for their commitment to addressing deforestation in agricultural supply chains. SFPA member … Continued

06.23.21

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Joins OneSource Coalition to Advocate for Recycling Policy, including Producer Responsibility

Washington, June 23, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance joins the OneSource Coalition, a group launched to advocate for a circular economy in the United States. The Coalition will bring together leading brands, environmentalists, corporations and experts to advance policies focused on producer responsibility, environmental justice and international leadership. SFPA made the following … Continued

06.14.21

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Holds Congressional Briefing on Recycling and Producer Responsibility

Washington, June 14, 2021 – On May 20, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) hosted a Congressional briefing entitled, “Strengthening America’s Recycling System: A Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Dialogue on Producer Responsibility.” The virtual event kicked off with remarks from Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and … Continued

04.28.21

SFPA urges Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to oppose anti-trans bills that are discriminatory, anti-business and put Tennessee at a competitive economic disadvantage

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, sent a letter urging Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to oppose HB 1233 / SB 1367 and SB 126 / HB 1027. These bills are discriminatory, anti-business and put Tennessee at … Continued

04.22.21

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Applauds Advancement of Growing Climate Solutions Act

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, made the following statement on the Growing Climate Solutions Act: “The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance commends Chairwoman Stabenow, Ranking Member Boozman, Senators Braun, Graham and Whitehouse and the other Senate co-sponsors … Continued

04.21.21

SFPA Advocates for Full Funding of Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 20, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) joined allied organizations in urging Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) for Fiscal Year 2022. In a letter to Congressional leaders, the groups highlighted funding of the FRSAN regional centers as essential to the continued development of their … Continued

04.13.21

SFPA Urges Business Community to Condemn and Actively Advocate Against LGBTQ+ Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 7, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, comprised of Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States published an op-ed in USA Today urging the entire U.S. business community to join us in condemning and actively advocating against the growing number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills under consideration in state … Continued

03.26.21

SFPA Supports a Robust Legislative Discussion on Packaging and Recycling Policy

March 26, 2021 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance made the following statement regarding the introduction of the RECYCLE Act on March 23 by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Dean Phillips (D-MN), and the introduction of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act on March 25 led … Continued

03.17.21

SFPA Urges Policymakers to Act Against Anti-Asian Violence

March 17, 2021 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), a group comprised of Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, condemns the trend of escalating violence against Asian Americans. We stand with our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees, their families and communities, and all who are impacted by this hate and violence. We … Continued