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08.04.22

SFPA Comment on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Washington, August 4, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) released the following statement regarding the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: “The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance has long called for the U.S. federal government to adopt meaningful policies that will prepare for and respond to climate change. We are pleased to see the consideration … Continued

07.25.22

SFPA Submits Comments to EPA on Recycling and Waste Management

Washington, July 25, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to two Requests for Information (RFIs) regarding the Agency’s work on new waste prevention, reuse, and recycling programs. The Alliance’s full comments on the RFIs are linked below: Comment on the Solid Waste Infrastructure … Continued

07.21.22

SFPA highlights Child Nutrition Reauthorization priorities

The reauthorization and strengthening of child nutrition programs, which provide children access to nutritious food and set them up for a lifetime of making positive dietary choices, is essential to improving health outcomes for children across the United States. The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance appreciates the introduction of legislation to reauthorize Child Nutrition Programs by … Continued

07.19.22

SFPA comments on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

Washington, July 18, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes global food companies Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, has submitted comments on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health to help inform a national strategy. SFPA’s recommendations call for: strengthening children’s nutrition assistance programs … Continued

05.11.22

SFPA Lends Support to Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation in Colorado Alongside Industry Peers

Washington, May 9, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes global food companies Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, supports Colorado’s HB 22-1355, which would establish a best in class Extended Producer Responsibility program that will achieve increased recycling rates for all materials and set a standard … Continued

04.27.22

SFPA joins Ceres and over 40 companies to call for historic clean energy investments

Washington, April 26, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) signed on to a letter alongside over 40 brands that calls on Congress to build upon the 2021 Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act with a package that will improve the nation’s energy security and economic competitiveness, while reducing energy costs for consumers. The letter, which was led by … Continued

04.20.22

SFPA Urges Full Funding for Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

Washington, April 19, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) today joined a broad coalition of agriculture, rural and mental health professional organizations to urge Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) in fiscal year 2023. “A strong need remains for FRSAN funding and programming. A Morning Consult poll conducted in … Continued

04.01.22

SFPA Delivers Comments on USDA’s School Lunch Program

Washington, March 24, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes global food companies Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, has submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s request for comment on “Child Nutrition Programs: Transitional Standards for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium.” Our comments reflect the … Continued

03.25.22

SFPA Urges New York State Lawmakers to Keep EPR in the FY2023 New York State Budget

Washington, March 25, 2022 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes global food companies Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, urges New York State policymakers to keep Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the New York State Budget for FY2023. Including this proposal in the FY2023 budget would help … Continued

11.09.21

SFPA Delivers Comments on EPA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Advanced Recycling

Washington, November 9, 2021 – The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes global food companies Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding “Potential Future Regulation Addressing Pyrolysis and Gasification Units.” Our comments reflect the work by … Continued

11.02.21

SFPA Shares Comments on USDA’s Request for Information regarding “Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Partnership Program”

Washington, November 1, 2021 – 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) Request for Information regarding “Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Partnership Program.” Our comments reflect how SFPA member companies are investing in climate-smart agriculture … Continued

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

03.17.21

SFPA supports the Equality Act

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 – Today, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), including members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, released the following statement in support of the Equality Act: “Providing the same basic protections to LGBTQ people as are provided to other protected groups under federal law is the … Continued

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

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

08.04.20

SFPA advocates for the extension of USDA waiver authority for WIC in upcoming coronavirus relief legislation

On July 31, SFPA joined with the National WIC Association, 60 national organizations and more than 350 local service-provider agencies from all 50 states to urge Congress to extend U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) waiver authority for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) through September 30, 2021 in the next … Continued

07.31.20

SFPA Comments on DOL Proposal Regarding Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments

SFPA submitted a comment in response to the Department of Labor’s proposal to restrict the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused investments in employer sponsored retirement plans. As businesses working to solve climate change through our own practices and by driving science-based U.S. policy action, we believe DOL’s proposal is short-sighted and out … Continued

07.02.20

SFPA Releases Packaging & Recycling Policy Priorities

The SFPA developed a set of Packaging and Recycling Policy Priorities that showcase our commitment to improving access to recycling, transforming waste management to a circular system and establishing consistent standards and enhancing measurement across the recycling ecosystem.

06.04.20

SFPA Commends Senators on their Leadership on Climate Legislation

The Growing Climate Solutions Act introduced by Senators Braun, Stabenow, Graham, and Whitehouse is an example of legislation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create value for the food supply chain.

05.28.20

SFPA Urges Congressional Leadership to Support Temporarily Boosting Resources through SNAP, WIC and School Meals

The SFPA sent a letter to Congressional leadership, urging support for feeding assistance programs, which act not only as a first defense against food insecurity but also help stimulate local economies. 

05.12.20

SFPA Urges That Food and Agriculture Workers Receive Heightened Priority for COVID-19 Testing and Protective Measures

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), whose founding members include Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States, sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, to urge that food and agriculture workers, as part of an essential industry, be heightened in priority for access to expedited testing, personal protective equipment (PPE) and any other forthcoming treatments related to COVID-19.

04.01.20

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Comments on School Meals Program

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) has submitted comments on USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service’s proposed rule: “Simplifying Meal Service and Monitoring Requirements in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.” 

03.30.20

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Response to Coronavirus

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) thanks everyone in the food and agriculture supply chain – from our farmer and rancher partners, to our suppliers, to truckers, to grocery store employees, to our own employees – for their tireless efforts to keep store shelves full, food on tables and American families and their pets fed … Continued

03.11.20

SFPA Opposes Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

As business leaders dedicated to equal treatment, respect, and opportunity for all – as well as to improving the financial and investment climate across the country – we call for public leaders to abandon or oppose efforts to enact this type of discriminatory legislation and ensure fairness for all Americans.

02.05.20

SFPA Opposes Discriminatory Legislation in Tennessee; Urges Policymakers to Remain Committed to Equality, Innovation and Growth

Read the SFPA's letter to Tennessee legislators, urging them to not pursue any further legislation that would target or exclude LGBTQ people, which would do harm to Tennesseans and create unnecessary hurdles to economic competitiveness.

01.27.20

SFPA Supports Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Workers and Customers in Virginia

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance believes everyone deserves the opportunity to work, earn a living, own or rent a home, access credit, and contribute to their community. Read our letter to Virginia legislators in support of comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for #LGBTQ workers and customers in Virginia.

01.17.20

SFPA Opposes Discriminatory Legislation in Tennessee; Urges Governor to Veto

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) strongly opposes the anti-LGBTQ adoption bill in Tennessee and urges Governor Lee to veto the bill.

12.03.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Comments In Support of FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety Strategy

The SFPA has submitted comments to support and inform the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's forthcoming Strategic Blueprint for a New Era for Smarter Food Safety. 

11.22.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance and National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Jointly Submit Comments to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

SFPA and NASDA stand ready to work with Congress, the Administration and stakeholders across the food and agriculture value chain to find U.S.-based solutions to our share of this global threat.

11.05.19

SFPA Responds to the Trump Administration’s Move to Withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement

“We, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, comprised of leading food companies Danone North America, Mars Incorporated, Nestlé USA and Unilever United States, are still committed to the Paris Climate Agreement. We firmly believe that the food and agriculture value chain can contribute a variety of effective solutions to the global climate challenge."

10.30.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Supports the Bipartisan Seeding Rural Resilience Act

"As the volatile farm economy and the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events put increasing pressure on farmers and their families, the need for accessible and comprehensive mental health services continues to grow," the group said.

10.15.19

We agree with leading environmental groups: It’s time for CEOs to lead on climate policy.

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) has a message for the environmental groups calling on corporate CEOs to lead on climate policy: We agree. View the SFPA's full page ad declaring our support.

09.24.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Applauds Bipartisan Support for Save Our Seas 2.0 Legislation

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance applauds bipartisan efforts by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and others to continue to move forward on S. 2260, Save Our Seas 2.0: Improving Domestic Infrastructure to Prevent Marine Debris Act.

09.23.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance’s Immigration Reform Statement

As purpose-driven companies, each Sustainable Food Policy Alliance member has implemented policies and practices that are aimed at making us employers of choice in the United States and globally. We know that our success as companies is rooted in our people, that our employees come from all over the world, and that they may come to the United States through a variety of pathways.

08.01.19

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Applauds House Bill to Standardize Food Date Labels, Cut Food Waste

Read the SFPA's statement supporting H.R. 3981, the Food Date Labeling Act.

05.10.19

SFPA Supports Enactment of the Equality Act

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) supports H.R. 5 and S. 788, the Equality Act. SFPA founding member companies Danone North America, Mars Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States believe enactment of the Equality Act is a strong step forward towards ensuring that all people, in all settings, are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.

05.02.19

SFPA Opposes Discriminatory Legislation in Tennessee

The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance strongly opposes several bills currently being considered in Tennessee that would, if passed, negatively impact LGBTQ Tennesseans.

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.

07.23.18

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.

07.12.18

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.

07.12.18

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.