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Read the SFPA’s Comments Regarding Implementation of Conservation Programs in the 2018 Farm Bill

On March 1, The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the implementation of the Regional Conservation Partnership Program and other conservation measures in the 2018 Farm Bill. SFPA believes Congress provided valuable new tools to promote partnerships between food companies and agricultural producers in our supply chains to scale sustainability and economic resiliency at the farm-level.


The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Responds to USDA’s National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Read the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance's statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) final National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard


SFPA Joins Nearly 500 Food and Agriculture Groups to Urge Adoption of the 2018 Farm Bill

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance was one of nearly 500 food and agriculture organizations who urged the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.


The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule

The SFPA is submitting comments on EPA's proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule which would establish emission guidelines for states to develop plans to address greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. In summary, we are concerned that the proposed ACE rule is not ambitious enough to ensure the United States meets the 2º Celsius international target, reduce greenhouse gases and mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change.


Read the SFPA’s Comments Submitted in Support of FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance's member companies believe the FDA's Nutrition Innovation Strategy offers a powerful opportunity to drive further change across the entire food industry. On October 11, 2018, the Alliance submitted comments for consideration regarding a "healthy" icon, claims and statements used on food labels, modernizing standards of identity, ingredient lists on labels, and the FDA's planned nutrition facts label consumer education campaign.


The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Calls for More Flexibility and Funding for Regional Conservation Partnership Program

In a letter to Farm Bill Conference Committee members, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance expressed support for policies and funding for conservation programs that prioritize outcomes such as soil health, water quality, water use, and biodiversity; all of which support resilient farm and food supply chains.


The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Thanks Congressman Curbelo for Introducing the MARKET CHOICE Act

Read the SFPA’s letter to Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), co-chair and co-founder of the House Climate Solutions Caucus, applauding his leadership in introducing market-based legislation that will drive a robust, non-partisan dialogue on how pricing carbon and strengthening the economy are not mutually exclusive.


Four of the world’s largest food companies have a new plan for fixing food and farm policy

The Washington Post covers the launch of the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance.


Four Major Food Companies Launch Sustainable Food Policy Alliance to Drive Progress in U.S. Public Policies that Shape What People Eat

Four of the nation’s largest food companies have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet. Founding member companies include Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; Nestlé USA; and Unilever United States.