|Feb 12, 2014||Health Impact Assessment|
|Dec 17, 2013||
Only 1 in 10 school districts nationwide (12 percent) has all the kitchen equipment needed to serve healthy foods, according to a new report issued by the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project. The report makes recommendations for how schools, policymakers, industry, and philanthropic partners can work together to make these investments and provide healthy, appealing foods more efficiently. It is the first national assessment of districts’ kitchen equipment and infrastructure needs.
|Dec 17, 2013||
||Antibiotics in Food Animal Production|
|Dec 11, 2013||Health Impact Assessment|
|Nov 18, 2013||
In response to final Senate passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act—legislation that establishes a national standard for tracing pharmaceuticals through the drug supply system and clarifies federal authority over pharmaceutical compounding—Allan Coukell, senior director of drugs and medical devices at The Pew Charitable Trusts, issued the following statement.
|Sep 30, 2013||School Food|
|Sep 20, 2013||Drugs and Devices at the FDA|
|Sep 18, 2013||
The Health Impact Project announced seven grants to help bring health considerations into public policy decisions on transportation, education, housing, and other sectors of the economy and U.S. society.
|Health Impact Assessment|
|Jul 26, 2013||
The Pew Charitable Trusts commended the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, today for issuing two draft rules needed to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. The first rule would require importers to ensure that food coming into the United States meets FDA safety standards. The second rule would establish standards to oversee third-party auditors that, in some cases, may be engaged to help ensure that food imports are safe.
|Jun 28, 2013||
The Pew Charitable Trusts applauds Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) for her efforts to strengthen food safety protections under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, and provide grant funding to help school cafeterias across the nation upgrade their equipment to serve healthy, appealing meals to millions of school children. Funding for both programs was included in a larger bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.