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Comment: NSAC Applauds Introduction of the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act

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Remark: NSAC Applauds Introduction of the Healthier Foods, Healthier Little ones Act

July 21, 2022


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Comment: NSAC Applauds Introduction of the Nutritious Meals, Balanced Young children Act 

Washington, DC, July 21, 2022 – Today, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) issued the following comment, attributable to Mike Lavender, NSAC Interim Plan Director, in response to the launch of the Residence version of the Baby Nourishment Reauthorization (CNR) the Wholesome Foods, Healthful Children Act.

“The Nationwide Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is delighted to see the Dwelling of Representatives model of the Kid Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR), the Nutritious Foods, Balanced Children Act, that was introduced yesterday by House Training and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA). The launch of the Property CNR invoice is a positive and essential action on the route towards reauthorizing essential childhood nourishment systems, which includes school meals and farm-to-university courses. The bill is essential to ensuring wholesome foods access and strengthening the market place connections that preserve foodstuff pounds in area communities. NSAC applauds the inclusion of Farm-to-School grants of $15 million for every year (up from $5 million,) facilitating area buying, and the authority and authorization for $35 million a 12 months for kitchen area gear that allows universities invest in complete, nearby products. Congress usually revisits child nourishment applications and policies just about every five yrs in a single omnibus invoice recognised officially as the Baby Diet and WIC Reauthorization Act, or CNR for quick, but has not performed so considering the fact that 2010. NSAC thanks Chairman Scott for his management and urges Congress to continue on a path toward reauthorization for these packages which are crucial for enhancing baby nutrition, supporting spouse and children farmers and local economies, and constructing lively, much more equitable communities.” 

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About the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition is a grassroots alliance that advocates for federal policy reform supporting the prolonged-expression social, financial, and environmental sustainability of agriculture, pure means, and rural communities. Discover a lot more and get involved at: https://sustainableagriculture.net


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