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February 18th, 2017
Get Active! Find a Town Hall Near You
Keep up to date on the Trump Administrations actions on food, agriculture and the environment on our Trump Watch page >> Now more than ever it is imperative to be engaged and informed on the various issues facing our food system .
January 20th, 2017
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
Pesticides in Paradise: Overview of the 2017 Hawaii Legislative Session Pesticide Disclosure and Buffer Zones Bills
Download In 2017, HCFS is re-introducing bills that require that the State of Hawaiʻi protect our keiki’s heath and environment from the unintended impacts of large-scale pesticide use by establishing buffer zones and requiring disc.
January 1st, 2017
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
Pesticides in Paradise: Human Health at Risk Infographic
Did you know The American Academy of Pediatrics links fetal exposure to pesticides in utero and exposure in early life to neurobehavioral disorders like ADHD and autism, childhood cancers, adverse birth outcomes and asthma? This new infographic &a.
November 18th, 2016
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
Hawaii's Fight for Protections from Pesticides and GE Crops: Decisions from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Hawaiʻi is at the forefront of historic legal battles over the regulation of genetically engineered (GE) crops and pesticides.
October 27th, 2016
| Nanotechnology
| Food Safety
How to Avoid Nano Tricks in Your Halloween Treats
Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for trick-or-treating fun! What it shouldn’t mean is worrying over whether or not we’re being tricked by candy producers into buying and eating potentially .
October 25th, 2016
| Pollinators & Pesticides
| Tell Orville Redenbacher to Stop Killing Bees!
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Guide to Bee-Friendly Popcorn
For many Americans, popcorn ranks high on the list of snack favorites and has unquestionably become a movie theater staple.
October 21st, 2016
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
| The Hidden Truth Behind Pesticide-Seed Companies in Hawaiʻi
| Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Health & Environment at Risk
Which Food Future Would You Choose for Hawaii?
The Hawaiian Islands are a global biodiversity hotspot, and home to cultural framework for food production that once fed close to a million people with no imports.
September 19th, 2016
| Animal Factories
| America’s Secret Animal Drug Problem: How lack of transparency is endangering human health and animal welfare
Pharming Profits: The Drugs that Make Cheap Meat
CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (CAFOs) have come to dominate U.S. agriculture, crowding animals into tight quarters with little or no access to the outdoors, poor sanitation, and extremely short lifespans.
August 31st, 2016
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
| Pollinators & Pesticides
How to Choose Native & Pollinator Friendly Plants in Hawaiʻi
Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates. While we may not - know the exact cause of the disappearance, we do know that some pesticides are contributing to their decline.
August 16th, 2016
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Pollinators & Pesticides
ONE OF EVERY THREE BITES of food we eat comes from a crop pollinated by bees. Yet over the past decade, honey bees and other pollinator populations have severely declined around the world.
June 20th, 2016
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Hawaiʻi Pollinators & Pesticides
One of every three bites of food we eat is from a crop pollinated by bees. Yet, over the past decade, honey bee and other pollinator populations have severely declined around the world. During the winter of 2014/15, two-thirds of U.S.
May 25th, 2016
| Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety
| Pesticide Disclosure & Buffer Zones
| Support Our Work
Hawaiʻi Food & Agriculture Policy Update: May 2016
By mobilizing the voices of our grassroots membership and organizational allies, during the 2016 state legislative session Hawaiʻi CFS and the food movement were able to: Establish First State-Funded Tax Credit in the U.S.
March 30th, 2016
| Aquaculture
| Industrial Aquaculture: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again, but this Time We Can Choose a Different Path
| GE Fish
Shellfish Aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest
For all of human history, we have been eating shellfish (bivalves like clams, mussels, and oysters and crustaceans like shrimp and lobster), and until recently we relied on wild populations of shellfish harvested from coastal areas.
March 9th, 2016
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Help the Honey Bees: A List of Pesticides to Avoid
Download this list of bee-toxic pesticides to avoid in your home, yard, and garden.
January 19th, 2016
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Popping Up Trouble: Pesticide Seed Coatings Threaten Bees
For many Americans, popcorn ranks high on the list of snack favorites and has unquestionably become a movie theater staple.