Don’t Let the Trump Administration Roll Back Progress on Healthy School Meals Nutrition Standards
Once again the Trump Administration has proposed a rule that would continue the rollback of the healthy nutrition standards for school meals. It is time to get on the record against this damaging rule. Use this platform to submit a model comment letter or your own letter directly to USDA.
During a time of unprecedented food insecurity rates and health disparities, our nation’s children need strong, evidence-based school nutrition standards that support their learning, health, and well-being.
Yet, this last-ditch effort seeks to sustain existing rollbacks -- making permanent weaker nutrition standards for whole grains, sodium, and milk.
School meals should be consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including serving whole-grains and limiting sodium and fat.
As part of USDA’s effort to railroad this through, there is only 30 days to comment. You need to act quickly to have your voice heard!
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Trump Administration Wants to Cut the Power of SNAP for Millions
USDA's proposed rule on SNAP Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances would cut program benefits by a total of $4.5 billion over five years. This cut would result from changes in how states take households’ utility costs into account in determining the amount of SNAP benefits for which they qualify.
The proposal would
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