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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.
September 20th, 2016
Fast Food Companies Make Progress in Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
Five Key Findings on Where the Industry Stands Today Today, groups including Center for Food Safety released Chain Reaction II , the 2nd annual report ranking the top 25 U.S. restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies.
September 21st, 2016
Four Ways Organic is Winning
Recent victories help keep organic the gold standard in agriculture Organic is a label that consumers can trust.
September 13th, 2016
Buzzing Back to School (Gardens)
Long Horned Bee, photo credit Celeste Ets Hokin - When September rolls around, students and teachers are busy settling into the classroom and swapping vacation stories.
September 9th, 2016
Senator Leno is the Bee’s Knees!
Californians are grateful for a representative who fights for what’s right. These days it seems more often than not we are frustrated by the lack of attention our elected officials pay to what the public truly wants and needs.
August 25th, 2016
The Root of the Rootworm Problem: What a Tiny Beetle Can Tell Us About Our Broken Agricultural System
The re-emergence of the corn rootworm due to pesticide resistance reflects a broken cycle of pests and pesticides, and a broken agricultural system.
August 23rd, 2016
A Better Burger Is About More Than Counting Calories
Earlier this month, Business Insider published a review pitting burgers from west coast chain In N Out Burger against east coast chain Shake Shack in a “battle for the healthiest fast casual burger shop in America.
August 19th, 2016
On National Honey Bee Day, Helping Pollinators Can Be As Easy As Choosing the Right Popcorn
It’s no secret that bees and other pollinators are facing a crisis – the ‘bee-pocalypse’ and ‘the plight of the honey bee’ headlines are hard to miss these days.
August 10th, 2016
Why We Fight, Why We Vote, Why We Win
On the eve of the Primary Election this Saturday in Hawai‘i, I want to share my thoughts on voting.