Support the Call for an End to the Global Dog and Cat Meat Trade

We write to ask for your support of H.Res.401, a bipartisan resolution that calls for an end to the global dog and cat meat trade. An estimated 30 million dogs and a great number of cats are killed annually around the world for the dog and cat meat trade.
A considerable number of these dogs and cats are stolen pets, still wearing collars when they reach the slaughterhouses. Many of these animals die during transport to the slaughterhouses after days or weeks without food or water, and others suffer illness
and injury during transport. Additionally, the capture, transport, and butchering of dogs and cats and the consumption of their meat poses health risks such as rabies infection to traders, slaughterhouse workers, and consumers.

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Help Students Develop Healthy Eating Habits Cosponsor the Nutrition Coordinators for Local Healthy Youth Act

Investments to improve access to nutritious meals need to be paired with investments in nutrition education to make sure students develop healthy eating habits. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) study found that the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
did not have an adequate structure to deliver nutrition education, disseminate nutrition education materials or to coordinate across State health and nutrition programs. That is why I am introducing the HR. 2967
Nutrition Coordinators for Local Healthy Youth Act to make sure students are given the skills to take advantage of state and local investments to improve their Team Nutrition programs.

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