Senate Agriculture and Nutrition Spending Bill – DGA, and School Meals Policy Riders Stay A critical Senate committee voted 28-2 to approve a funding bill for USDA and FDA and many of their important nutrition measures and programs. The FY2016 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill does include so-called “policy riders” that would put limits on the scientific process of and recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and allows certain exemptions to nutrition standards in school meals. Please continue to inform your member of Congress about the importance of protecting the Dietary Guidelines. Please Take Action today! Grassroots Action Center
Action Alerts Remain Open!
The action alerts are still open for Academy members. Urge your Affiliate, DPG and MIG members to send letters to members of Congress. There is power in numbers but only if we activate our membership!