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Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Child Nutrition Bill Passes!

Dec. 2, 2010

After a year and a half of campaigning, we are very happy to see that the House today passed the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act.

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S 510 Food Safety Update

Nov. 19, 2010

Slow Food USA’s position on the current food safety legislation recently passed by the Senate (again) and headed for a House vote.

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It’s this opportunity or we lose it: it’s Time For Lunch

Nov. 17, 2010

UPDATE: This bill will be voted on Wednesday Dec. 1. Slow Food USA joins hundreds of organizations around the country in writing a letter to Reps. Miller and Kline strongly urging them to pass the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act immediately.

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House stalls on child nutrition bill; school lunch on hold

Oct. 1, 2010

Late Wednesday night the House extended the current Child Nutrition Act to avoid passing the Senate’s inferior version, leaving school lunch advocates flummoxed.

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It really really is time for lunch now

Sep. 20, 2010

The Child Nutrition Act expires on September 30th; let’s reach out to our House Reps and urge them to pass this billand reject any efforts to cut funding to other nutrition programs to do it.

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