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Nations Top Food and Nutrition Experts Call on Congress to Invest in Healthy Food

This letter was initiated by Environmental Working Group and authors Anna Lappé and Dan Imhoff out of frustration with the lack of meaningful reforms and public input into the legislative process by the Senate Agriculture Committee as it drafted its 2012 Farm Bill. Every Member of Congress received a copy of the letter on June 4th in anticipation of the Farm Bill going to the Senate floor for debate. EWG, Mario Batali, Michael Pollan and more than 70 of the nation\’s food and health leaders urge Congress to cut crop insurance subsidies and redirect that money into vital investments in nutrition, healthy food and conservation programs. You can sign on to support Senator Gillbrands Healthy Food Amendment before the Farm Bill goes to the Senate floor this week. Read More