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Chicken from China?

Posted February 5th, 2014 by

As a mother, I was shocked to learn that foods like chicken nuggets or canned chicken soup could soon contain chicken that was processed in China — a country with one of the worst food safety records in the world!  Even if you, or your school’s cafeteria manager, want to avoid chicken processed in China, [...]

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Parents, Don’t Let Beyoncé, Let’s Move! Spokeswoman, Tell Your Kids to Guzzle Pepsi

Posted January 23rd, 2013 by

Sign the Petition Asking Beyoncé to Ditch Pepsi/Resign from Let’s Move! In a sickening development involving the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to improve the nutrition, fitness and health of the nation’s children, the initiative’s celebrity spokeswoman, Beyoncé, accepted a $50 million deal to sell Pepsi. She’ll be hawking soda to kids on TV, at grocery stores, on Pepsi cans, [...]

What exactly are the pizza, movie theater, grocery and convenience store industries trying to hide?

Posted September 28th, 2012 by

My NYSHEPA colleagues and I worked hard for years to get menu labeling laws passed locally in New York. Over 60 percent of our state is now covered by menu labeling ordinances. We also worked hard to get a federal menu labeling law passed in 2010, so that all consumers would see calories posted, on menus and [...]

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