New Public Protections from Tobacco Products Take Effect

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By the American Lung Association You may have heard that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently finalized a rule that gives the agency authority over all tobacco products, including cigars, pipe tobacco, hookah and e-cigarettes. Federal rules can be complex and hard to understand....
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Senate Misses the Mark on the Organic Animal Welfare Rule

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By the Center for Food Safety Consumers of organic animal products expect livestock farmers to provide living conditions that promote the welfare of their animals. They expect that animals have access to the outdoors, space to move around and lie down comfortably, and the freedom to exhibit...
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Poll: Americans Strongly Support Cleaning Up Transportation

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By Pete Altman, Luke Tonachel and Deron Lovaas, Natural Resources Defense Council President Obama has done more than any President to protect Americans and future generations from climate change, but there is more to do. Transportation continues to be a major source of carbon pollution,...
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Corporations Advance Food Policy Agenda, but on Whose Terms?

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By Mollie Rosenzweig, Center for Progressive Reform Americans are increasingly looking for reforms in our food system. Limited use of pesticides, animal welfare, and sustainability are just some of the issues becoming more important to consumers when they make decisions about their food....
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