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June 28th, 2017
Community Groups Sue Idaho-based Big Island Dairy for Polluting Hawaii Waters with Animal Waste
Lawsuit challenges industrial dairy’s illegal discharge of animal waste under the federal Clean Water Act HONOLULU, HAWAII — Community groups Kupale Ookala and Center for Food Safety sued the Idaho‑based dairy company B.
June 22nd, 2017
Nonprofits Sue 3rd Largest Poultry Co. for False Advertising of Drug-Contaminated Chicken
Sanderson Farms’ ‘100% Natural’ Advertising Claims Deceive Consumers, Threaten Public Health OAKLAND, CA —Three nonprofit groups filed suit today against Laurel, Miss.-based Sanderson Farms, Inc.
June 19th, 2017
Concerned Americans Say New GMO Regs Would Make Oversight Worse, Not Better
Nearly 100,000 people and 65 environmental, farm, and consumer groups call for more rigorous oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals WASHINGTON, DC —Today marks the close of three U.S.
June 19th, 2017
New Film to Promote Pollinator Protection Kicks Off Keep the Hives Alive Coalition’s 10th Annual National Pollinator Week
Beekeepers, farmers, farmworkers, scientists and bee advocacy groups make a buzz over government inaction on toxic pesticides WASHINGTON, DC— A coalition of beekeepers, farmers, farmworkers, scientists and bee protection advocates rel.
June 18th, 2017
Restaurants in Nation’s Capital Feature Foods Reliant on Pollinators for National Pollinator Week
Washington, DC —In recognition of the importance of pollinators to food production during National Pollinator Week, June 19-25, Beyond Pesticides and the Center for Food Safety are teaming up with restaurants in the Nation’s Cap.
June 6th, 2017
Hawai‘i Becomes First State to Adopt Paris Climate Pledge
Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety-sponsored bill to establish soil task force signed into law HONOLULU — Today marks an historic moment in the efforts to fight the impacts of climate change as Governor David Ige signs two bi.
June 1st, 2017
Trump’s Decision to Pull the U.S. out of Paris Climate Agreement Threatens Global Food Security
U.S. withdrawal could result in increased hunger and malnutrition President ignores advice from scientists and wishes of Americans, threatening U.S.
May 30th, 2017
Court Strikes Down Federal Approval of New Nanotech-Pesticide
Court Strikes Down Federal Approval of New Nanotech-Pesticide Nano-silver Pesticides Create Different Risks, Federal Agency Failed to Show How Approval Was in the Public Interest, Court Holds May 30, 2017 (Washington, DC) — Today .
May 30th, 2017
Public Interest Groups, Farmers Challenge Oregon Mega-dairy Pollution Permit
Public Interest Groups, Farmers Challenge Oregon Mega-dairy Pollution Permit Approval Ignores Clean Water Act, State Law; Threatens Public Health, Groundwater PORTLAND, Ore.
May 25th, 2017
Consumer Coalition Calls on In-N-Out Burger to Fulfill Promise to Reduce Antibiotics Use in Beef
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2017 Consumer Coalition Calls on In-N-Out Burger to Fulfill Promise to Reduce Antibiotics Use in Beef Over 30 Groups Push Restaurant Chain to Act on Antibiotics Pledge OAKLAND, CALIF.
May 22nd, 2017
Landmark Report Shows Bee-killing Seed Coatings Aren’t Worth the Harm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Landmark Report Shows Bee-killing Seed Coatings Aren’t Worth the Harm Farmer and environmental friendly alternatives should replace toxic neonic seed coatings WASHINGTON— A new re.
May 22nd, 2017
Groups Sue FDA to Protect Food Safety
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Groups Sue FDA to Protect Food Safety Seek to ensure food additives are found safe before being marketed to American consumers WASHINGTON — Today, consumer, health, and food safety group.
May 9th, 2017
CFS Victory! Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law EPA must analyze risks to endangered species SAN FRANCISCO— A Federal Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) systemat.
May 3rd, 2017
Report Shows Continued Widespread Water Contamination from Bee-Killing Neonic Pesticides
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report Shows Continued Widespread Water Contamination from Bee-Killing Neonic Pesticides Center for Food Safety releases Water Hazard 2.
May 2nd, 2017
Groups Put Dirty Dairy on Legal Notice
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groups Put Dirty Dairy on Legal Notice Center for Food Safety, Kupale Ookala will take megadairy to court for polluting HI waters OOKALA, HAWAII — Community groups Kupale Ookala and the Center for Food Sa.
April 27th, 2017
Groups File Amicus in Support of Montgomery County, MD Pesticide Restrictions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery County, Maryland -- Nine organizations filed an Amicus brief this week in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland ordinance that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and private land with.