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02.26.21

SFPA urges congressional leaders to include provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act that provide resources for and take important steps to address historic and ongoing discrimination against farmers of color 

February 26, 2020 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, wrote a letter to congressional leaders urging them to include provisions in the American Rescue Plan COVID-19 relief package that provide resources for and take important steps to address historic and ongoing discrimination … Continued

02.08.21

SFPA supports the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, released a statement in support of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act: “The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance is invested in building strong, safe, and healthy families and communities. The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act … Continued

01.22.21

SFPA Writes to the Biden Administration Applauding Executive Order on LGBTQ+ Protections and Urging Federal Agencies to Review Discriminatory Regulations

January 22, 2021 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, wrote to President Biden applauding the administration’s day one action to prevent and combat discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation, and respectfully urging federal agencies to review and … Continued

01.18.21

SFPA Writes to Biden Administration Regarding Concerns with the “SUNSET” Final Rule at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

January 18, 2021 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, wrote a letter to President-elect Joe Biden regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ “Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely (SUNSET) Final Rule,” which was filed for public inspection on January 15th … Continued

12.08.20

SFPA Shares Comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Draft National Recycling Strategy”

December 8, 2020 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Draft National Recycling Strategy.” Our comments reflect our packaging and recycling policy priorities and how SFPA member companies have increasingly focused on addressing packaging and … Continued

12.08.20

SFPA Submitted Comments on U.S. Health and Human Services Proposed Rule, “Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely”

December 8, 2020 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Proposed Rule, “Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely.” In the comments, SFPA requested at least a 150-day extension of … Continued

11.09.20

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Weighs In on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda

November 9, 2020 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA).

09.29.20

SFPA endorses Circular Economy Accelerator policy report

September 29, 2020 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, is supporting a new policy report penned by the Circular Economy Accelerator, an initiative of The Recycling Partnership. This report brings together a variety of key stakeholders, including consumer brands, manufacturers, waste and … Continued

09.22.20

SFPA joins letters from business, anti-hunger, education and civil rights communities to ask Congress to include federal nutrition assistance programs in CR

On September 22, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) signed two letters sent to Congressional leaders and the Administration requesting support for federal nutrition programs in the upcoming Continuing Resolution (CR). Over 20 organizations added their names to the letters – including representatives from the business, anti-hunger, education and civil rights communities – which asked … Continued

09.17.20

SFPA asks Congressional leaders to support nutrition assistance programs in the Continuing Resolution

On September 17, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance wrote to the President and Congressional leaders to urge support for nutrition assistance programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and school meals programs, in the upcoming continuing resolution (CR). Congress must take action to forestall some of … Continued