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January 17th, 2017
As Trump Takes Office, the Public Interest Is in Danger of Being Exiled
The U.S. Constitution protects the public interest, but we all need to play a role. One of government’s primary jobs, perhaps its highest mission, is to protect and to serve the public interest .
January 11th, 2017
Stronger FDA Action Needed Now on Antibiotics
Rules Restricting Antibiotics Meant for Food Animals Are Now in Effect. They Won’t Be Enough. For most animals raised for food in the United States, life is characterized by confinement in crowded, filthy conditions .
January 5th, 2017
Burger King’s Weak Antibiotics Announcement Highlights the Need for Stronger Resolutions from Companies in the New Year
More than 125,000 people have called out 16 top restaurant chains in the U.S. for failing to act on antibiotics.
December 15th, 2016
The Big Lie: Monsanto and the New York Times
Originally published in The Huffington Post. - - Most of us have told a lie a time or two and probably a variety of them.
December 6th, 2016
EPA Should Stop Sugarcoating the Catastrophic Effects of Neonic Seed Coatings
Bee-toxic seeds are planted on nearly half of all U.S. cropland. These neonicotinoid-coated crop seeds are the largest single use of insecticides in the country and they are not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
November 23rd, 2016
4 Things We’re Thinking about This Thanksgiving
It’s that time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share in the bounty of the season, reflect on the past year and think about how grateful we are for each other and for the gifts of the harvest.
November 16th, 2016
The Food Safety Trade-Off: Why it is So Important a Progressive Victory Stopped the TPP
New Report from CFS shows how trade agreements like TPP serve up an “unsavory dinner” Most discussion about trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, focuses on jobs and economic indicators, but there.
November 14th, 2016
For Antibiotics Awareness Week, Misuse in Farm Animals Cannot be Overlooked
By now it’s widely acknowledged that the world is facing a crisis when it comes to the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections. That is, after all, why the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.S.
November 11th, 2016
Creating and Celebrating Farming Opportunities for Veterans
The U.S. faces a slow moving crisis in agriculture. Over the next 20 years, we will lose 700,000 farmers. The average age of the American farmer today is 58.
October 27th, 2016
Say No To Nano Tricks In Our Treats, Please!
Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for goblins and ghouls and trick-or-treating fun! What it shouldn’t mean is worrying over whether or not we’re being tricked by candy producers into buying .
October 19th, 2016
Not So Wonderful
Wonderful Company and Bee Sweet Citrus respond to CFS member emails with misleading information This month, we’ve joined forces with Breast Cancer Action in their “Think Before You Pink” campaign.
October 19th, 2016
Healthy Soils, Healthy Ranching in Hawai‘i
Originally posted on Soil Solutions - Earlier this month, Center for Food Safety brought together its Soil Solutions program and its Hawai‘i office to host “Healthy Soils, Healthy Ranching” – a conferen.
October 16th, 2016
5 Actions You Can Take To Celebrate World Food Day
Wendell Berry once said “the Earth is what we all have in common.
October 14th, 2016
Celebrating Rural Women Around the World
Rural Women Farmers in Malawi Participate in a Focus Group Discussion - (Photo: Claire Jordan) International Day of Rural Women is an opportunity to bring awareness to the profound ways women living in rural communities around the world c.
October 3rd, 2016
Victory! Preferred Popcorn Nixes Bee-Toxic Neonics
This farmer-owned company’s commitment to protect pollinators is POPPIN’! There’s more good news in the pollinators and popcorn world, and it’s just in time for National Popcorn Poppin’ Month .
September 22nd, 2016
A Win for Locals: California Counties Given Back the Right to Regulate GMOs
California farmers and gardeners have reason to celebrate – a statute that prohibited counties from passing laws regulating seeds, including bans on the growing of genetically engineered (GE or GMO) crops, was overturned last week.