AB 558 (Nazarian)

AB 558 (Nazarian), the Child Nutrition Act of 2022 Passes the Full Assembly 47-7!

After working on this legislation for 3 years, we are thrilled to announce that AB 558, the Child Nutrition Act of 2022, authored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and cosponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, and Friends of the Earth, which incentivizes K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly plant-based meals and beverages passed the full Assembly with an initial vote of 47-7.

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Judie Mancuso

Christian Science Monitor Release Profile on SCIL Founder, Judie Mancuso & AB 558 Passes Assembly Appropriations Committee!

Today, AB 558, the Child Nutrition Act of 2022, authored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and cosponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Friends of the Earth, which incentivizes K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly plant-based meals and beverages passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee by a 9-0 vote.

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AB 558 Passes

Call to Action for Plant-Based Meals Served in CA Schools!

Today, AB 558, the Child Nutrition Act of 2022, authored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and cosponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Friends of the Earth, which incentivizes K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly plant-based meals and beverages passed the Assembly Education Committee by a vote of 5-0. Under the grant program set up by the bill, schools could apply to receive additional state funding for serving a plant-based entrée and plant-based milk.

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Call to Action for Plant-Based Meals Served in CA Schools!

Call to Action for Plant-Based Meals Served in CA Schools!

PLEASE MAKE YOUR CALLS BY TUESDAY, JANUARY 11th! AB 558 (Nazarian) the Child Nutrition Act of 2022, which will incentivize California schools to serve plant-based meals and beverages, will be voted on in the Assembly Education Committee next week!

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