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04.10.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Releases Climate Policy Principles

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) released a set of climate policy principles and urged the U.S. government to adopt policies that will significantly reduce GHG emissions across the economy. 

03.27.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Releases a National Nutrition and Dietary Guidance Framework

Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) released a National Nutrition and Dietary Guidance Framework for the nation's dietary advice, including the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

03.25.19

SFPA Joins Broad Coalition Urging Full Funding for Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

In an effort to improve mental health support for farmers, ranchers and farmworkers, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) today joined a broad coalition of leading farm and rural advocacy groups that are urging Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) in fiscal year 2020.

03.06.19

SFPA Supports the National Academies’ Findings on the Need to Reduce Dietary Sodium

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) made the following statement regarding the updated Dietary Reference Intakes for sodium, recently released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

03.01.19

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.

12.20.18

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

12.12.18

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.

10.31.18

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.

10.11.18

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.

08.30.18

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.