Four of the biggest food companies band together to change food and farm policy

The group also has lobbied farm bill lawmakers to streamline the application process for a popular farm conservation program, and it says it will fight for water quality and soil health projects, renewable energy initiatives, and emission-reduction efforts, including the Clean Power Plan and Paris Climate Agreement. The four companies have already petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency together, urging it to maintain the Clean Power Plan and its goal to slash carbon pollution.