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Coalition for Healthy School Food
Big food companies are hiding behind advocacy groups such as the School Nutrition Association to weaken school lunch and breakfast standards—just so kids keep eating their unhealthful foods such as mystery meat, cheesy pizza, and chicken nuggets. Even though our elected officials are busy on the campaign trail, there are ongoing efforts to require the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to waive all federal school meal standards through the appropriations process.
Congress needs to hear from you. Please take a minute to tell your Representative and Senators to oppose any efforts to weaken school lunch and breakfast standards so that we can move forward, not backward.
We have provided some text for you, but we encourage you to personalize your message to make it stand out, especially if the school lunch program personally impacts you. If you decide to write your own email, please be polite and
encouraging. Here are some talking points:
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Dear [Your Member of Congress]
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016Phone: 202-686-2210 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org