Sustainable Food Policy Alliance
- July 12, 2018
-- Four of the largest food companies in the U.S., Danone, Mars, Nestle and Unilever, have launched a new trade organization, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities and the planet.
The Alliance intends to engage on nutrition labeling and carbon emissions. Members will lobby for government agencies to update the definition of terms important for people, like "healthy," including strong, science-based regulations on how these terms can be used on food packages and in marketing.
The four founding member companies have already made broad updates to their portfolios in recent years, collectively and voluntarily advancing issues like sodium reduction, responsible marketing and transparency, and reducing their impact on the planet, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The coalition will prioritize U.S. public policy advocacy and action in... To read the complete story, click on this linkhttps://abasto.com/en/news/sustainable-food-policy-alliance/