Californians may soon see an end to animal testing for cosmetics, as the California Senate Judiciary Committee passed the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, SB 1249, 5-1 during a hearing on April 24.
California patients and prisoners may soon be able to choose a healthful plant-based option at every meal thanks to a 6-0 vote in favor of SB 1138 during a California Senate Public Safety Committee hearing on April 17.
The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—says that the House Agriculture Committee’s draft farm bill released on April 12 lacks a concrete plan for providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants good nutrition. The group is calling on Chairman Mike Conaway to incorporate the group’s Healthy Staples plan.
As the House Agriculture Committee prepares to release a draft of the Farm Bill on April 12, the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—is calling on Chairman Mike Conaway to incorporate the group’s Healthy Staples plan into the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—says it is irresponsible for the U.S. government to partner with McDonald’s to increase the amount of dairy products used in meals at 14,000 locations beginning April 2.