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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

09.15.20

SFPA signs open letter in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, September 15, 2020 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, joined leading members of the business community in signing an open letter to Members of Congress in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Supporting our pregnant and parenting employees is … Continued

08.20.20

SFPA Urges USDA to Provide Waiver Flexibility to School and Child Nutrition Program Operators

On August 19, SFPA, along with Beech-Nut Baby Food, General Mills, Kellogg’s and Nestlé USA, wrote to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to urge the administration to provide critical waiver flexibility to school and child nutrition program operators so they can serve meals to children in the coming school year. Read the full letter here. … Continued

08.20.20

SFPA Joins AASA and Others to Urge Congress to Extend USDA’s School Meals Waivers

On August 19, SFPA joined the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and over 30 other organizations to call on Congress to extend waiver authorities for the COVID-19 school nutrition rules granted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the upcoming school year, ensuring students will safely receive meals despite uncertainties driven by the pandemic. Read … Continued