Food Policy Action Releases Scorecard for 114th Congress’ First Year

November 18, 2015

For the fourth year in a row, Food Policy Action has published its National Food Policy Scorecard which reflects the votes of members of Congress and their co-sponsorship on bills related to a range of food issues.

“While the average scores have increased by four points, the 2015 report illustrates a Congress that has so far failed to act on major food policy reforms, including reauthorizing childhood nutrition programs and addressing the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture, among other disappointments,” FPA stated.

This year, 116 members of Congress — 87 in the House of Representatives and 29 in the…