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Let’s Make Healthy Choices for Our Children !

June 8, 2009

Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization  Petition

 

Food, Inc.

Food, Inc.

 

 

 

Ask your members of Congress to take junk food out of school by requiring the USDA to update its nutrition standards for food and beverages sold throughout the school day.

Please urge Congress to make healthy food a reality at all schools across the country.

By signing the petition, you pledge to make healthy food a priority and are asking your representatives to do the same.

Click here to sign the petition

Get involved 

10 simple things you can do to change the food system !

1. Stop drinking sodas and other sweetened beverages.

2. Eat at home instead of eating out.

3. Support the passage of laws requiring chain restaurants to post calorie information on menus and menu boards.

4. Tell schools to stop selling sodas, junk food, and sports drinks.

5. Meatless Mondays—Go without meat one day a week.

6. Buy organic or sustainable food with little or no pesticides.

7. Protect family farms; visit your local farmer’s market.

8. Make a point to know where your food comes from—READ LABELS.

9. Tell Congress that food safety is important to you.

10. Demand job protections for farm workers and food processors, ensuring fair wages and other protections.

 

Learn more about these issues and how you can take action on Takepart.com

 

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