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September 6, 2019 | Legal Document

School Meals Nutrition: Amicus Curiae Brief

Under the Rollback Rule, school lunches could contain nearly 50% more sodium than scientists consider safe and only half the recommended amount of whole grains. Because the Rollback Rule threatens children’s health and wellbeing, AHA, APHA, FoodCorps, MomsRising, and NEA respectfully submit this amicus brief in support of Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest and Healthy School Food Maryland.

September 6, 2019 | Legal Document

School Meals Nutrition: Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief

American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, FoodCorps, Inc., MomsRising Education Fund, and National Education Association — public interest organizations that, together, represent a broad coalition of advocates, scientists, parents, caregivers, and education professionals, all dedicated to promoting children’s health and well-being — respectfully request leave to file the attached amicus brief in support of Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest and Healthy School Food Maryland.

August 22, 2019 | Article

Toxic Chemicals Leach their Way into our Food: Report Finds Hidden Harm

Today, we are exposed to the harms of phthalates through a variety of food service polyvinyl chloride (or PVC) gloves and food packaging materials, report found. This class of birth-defect-causing chemicals are known to leach into food upon contact. Good news is that a simple fix is available.

August 7, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review - orders by EPA re: Chlorpyrifos

Petitioners petition the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for review of: (1) the Petition Denial Order by Respondent EPA entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Order Denying PANNA and NRDC’s Petition to Revoke Tolerances,” and (2) the Objections Denial Order by Respondent EPA, entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Final Order Denying Objections to March 2017 Petition Denial Order.”

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