100+ FOOD AND AG GROUPS STAND WITH LABOR AND TELL SENATORS TO VOTE NO ON ANDY PUZDER NOMINATION

Add Your Organization to the Sign-On Letter United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 January 30, 2017 RE: Nomination of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor Dear Senators: Our organizations urge you to oppose the nomination of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor. This nomination represents another in a string of Trump administration appointments that betrays […]

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Good Food Rising

Originally published in Earth Island Journal By Anna Lappé December 1, 2016 When you picture school lunch what comes to mind? Gooey pizza and floppy French fries, or fresh organic produce and chicken raised without routine antibiotics? My guess is the former. But thanks to advocates around the country, someday it may just be the […]

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Letter to the NYTimes Editor

Dear friends, If there is one article I would suggest you all read to understand some of my and many others main concerns about genetically engineered seeds, it’s this A1 story in The Times:  “Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops.” I cannot stress enough what an enormous moment this is: Finally, the argument […]

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Big Soda Bullies

Originally published in The Examiner San Francisco October 16, 2016 OAKLAND, CA – Even as the evidence is clear that their products are making us sick, soda giants— Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper-Snapple — are spending millions to try to stop us from doing anything about it. How sick? When UCLA published its findings of diabetes and […]

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Recently interviewed on Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

This October has been a busy month! Leading up to the James Beard Leadership Award ceremony in NYC, I spoke with Lauren Schiller on Inflection Point. Every episode features conversations that share the stories and insights of the women who are shaping our future. For more great interviews visit InflectionPointRadio.org Original post by Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller […]

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If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappé

My mom, Francis Moore Lappé and I were recently invited to speak with Allison Aubrey on NPR’s Morning Edition series Boundbreakers: People Who Make A Difference.  The conversation was hopeful after looking back on the progress of a lifetime of shared work however, we both agree  a lot remains to be done. We hope you enjoy listening […]

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What Bernie Gets Wrong About the Soda Tax

As published in  An estimated 27,500 people in Los Angeles, 20,000 in Seattle, and 18,500 in the Bronx: Bernie Sanders is sparking some of the biggest crowds in primary history. For millions across the country, his message is clearly resonating. It’s refreshing to hear someone running for the country’s highest office finally articulate (without any prodding!) […]

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