Have you thanked a female farmer lately? If not, you should! Women have been a driving force in agriculture for thousands of years. However, especially in developing countries, women’s role in agriculture has been severely overlooked.
This article was originally plublished in Alternet on March 2, 2016.
Once again, Monsanto is trying to take away our right to know, this time about carcinogenic chemicals used in household products and places all around us.
Today is World Wildlife Day – a perfect time to celebrate the incredible diversity of plants and animals around us. Here at CFS, we’re celebrating one of our favorite species – the charismatic monarch butterfly.
This Sunday marks the 88th Academy Awards show, and what better way to watch the Oscars than with a bowl of popcorn in the comfort of your own home? Movies and popcorn go together like birthdays and cake.
The tragedy of industrial agriculture , the unwise adoption of inherently unsustainable forms of food production over the past generation, has cost us dearly in environmental destruction and public health.
Over 90% of the American public wants the labeling of genetically engineered foods. But some representatives in Congress have decided to protect the bottom line of corporations such as Monsanto and ignore the will of the people.
Many people have fond memories of monarch butterflies touching different points in their life – whether it was learning about their incredible life cycle and metamorphosis grade school science lessons, tagging and tracking monarch butterfl.
As bees and other pollinators continue to struggle in the face of rising pesticide use, loss of habitat, parasites, and diseases, a new lawsuit has been filed to stop one of the primary culprits – bee-toxic insecticide seed coatings .
Center for Food Safety’s food and climate team went to the UN’s 21st Conference of Parties - COP21 with shovel-ready solutions and one big goal: to spread awareness of the vast, currently under-recognized, potential that restorin.
This article was originally plublished in The Washington Post on December 4, 2015.
Debbie Barker is the international programs director at the Center for Food Safety. Michael Pollan is the John S. and James L.
This article was originally plublished on The Huffington Post on November 18, 2015.
Americans may not agree on much in this election year but according to polls, more than 90 percent support genetically engineered (GE) food labeling.
This article was originally published on EcoWatch on November 25, 2015.
Apples, cranberries, squash, sweet potatoes, beans—these are just a few Thanksgiving table favorites, all of which rely on bees for pollination.
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