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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.
April 27th, 2017
Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds Science shows broad harms from widely-used neonicotinoid seed coatings WASHINGTON— Today Center for Food Safety, on.
April 25th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Launches Online Peer-to-Peer Seed Sharing Platform
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Seed Network challenges corporate consolidation of the seed supply WASHINGTON— Today, International Seeds Day, Center for Food Safety (CFS) has launched the Global Seed Network (GSN) – a .
April 24th, 2017
It’s Confirmed: Ethics go out the window at a USDA under Perdue
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON— Today the Senate voted to confirm former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as U.S.
April 18th, 2017
Why CFS is Marching for Science and Climate
Why We Are Marching for Science and Climate This month the Center for Food Safety (CFS) will join thousands in Washington DC and around the world in two monumental marches—the March for Science, April 22, and the Peoples Climate March.
April 7th, 2017
The Colonel Calls it Quits on Antibiotics Important to Medicine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Colonel Calls it Quits on Antibiotics Important to Medicine Fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken looking to raise its grade WASHINGTON— One of the most recognizable chicken fast food chains, Kentuc.
April 6th, 2017
Hawaiʻi Legislature Fails to Protect Residents from Impacts of Industrial Pesticide Use
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hawaiʻi Legislature Fails to Protect Residents from Impacts of Industrial Pesticide Use Opportunity lost for meaningful regulation of toxic pesticides HONOLULU— Today the Hawai‘i House failed .
April 6th, 2017
College of Environmental Science and Forestry Commits Campus to Bee-Friendly
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESF Commits Campus to Bee-Friendly College Joins Growing Number of Institutions Certified by Center for Food Safety under BEE Protective Campaign WASHINGTON– Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates th.
March 31st, 2017
Oregon Issues Permit for Polluting Mega-Dairy
Statement from Center for Food Safety, Friends of Family Farmers, Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, Columbia Riverkeeper, Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society of the United States, Food & Water Wat.
March 30th, 2017
Trump EPA Approves Continued Use of Notorious Brain-Damaging Pesticide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trump EPA Approves Continued Use of Notorious Brain-Damaging Pesticide Administration once again denies science at public’s expense WASHINGTON— Late yesterday, the Trump administration’.
March 30th, 2017
Senate Ag Committee Vote on Perdue Disappoints Environmental and Food Advocacy Coalition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON– The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture today voted to advance the nomination of former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture to the full Senate.