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March 19th, 2019
CFS Statement on the Hardeman v. Monsanto Verdict
A jury in San Francisco ruled today that exposure to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide was "a substantial factor" causing a California man, Edwin Hardeman , to develop cancer.
March 19th, 2019
Monsanto Seeks to Expand Use of Devastating Herbicide to GMO Corn
Monsanto Seeks to Expand Use of Devastating Herbicide to GMO Corn Drifting Herbicide Has Already Caused Unprecedented Damage to Millions of Crop Acres WASHINGTON, D.C.
March 11th, 2019
FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon
FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon  Consumer, Native, and Environmental Groups Decry FDA Decision  WASHINGTON, D.C.
March 6th, 2019
Groups Poised to Sue Sunnyside Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Groups Poised to Sue Sunnyside Dairy for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take the industrial dairy to court for polluting the drinking water of Yakima residents YAKIMA, WA – This week, Community.
February 14th, 2019
New Study Provides Further Evidence of Cancer-Causing Potential of World's Leading Herbicide
New Study Provides Further Evidence of Cancer-Causing Potential of World's Leading Herbicide   Roundup and Other Glyphosate Formulations Shown to Damage DNA A new study , published January 14th in Environmental Sciences Europe, provide.
February 12th, 2019
Groups Poised to Sue Yakima Valley Dairy Factories for Endangering Public Health
Photo credit: Yakima Valley, WA / Wiki commons Groups Poised to Sue Yakima Valley Dairy Factories for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take dirty dairies to court for polluting neighbors' drink.
February 5th, 2019
Legal Action Defends Washington's Decision to Keep Neurotoxins Out of Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor
Legal Action Defends Washington's Decision to Keep Neurotoxins Out of Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor OLYMPIA, Wash.
February 1st, 2019
Trump Administration Finalizes Approval of Monsanto-Bayer Merger
Trump Administration Finalizes Approval of Monsanto-Bayer Merger  Merger Tightens Linkages Between Seeds and Pesticides, Reduces Seed Diversity Washington, D.C. – This week, the U.S. Dept.
January 30th, 2019
2018's Favorable Weather for Eastern Monarchs Leads to Rise in Population
2018's Favorable Weather for Eastern Monarchs Leads to Rise in Population  Beleaguered Butterfly Still at Serious Risk of Extinction WASHINGTON, D.C.
January 16th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Files Legal Action to Prohibit Hydroponics from Organic
Center for Food Safety Files Legal Action to Prohibit Hydroponics from Organic Healthy Soils are a Necessary Part of Organic Production Soil-less "Organic" Systems Mislead Consumers, Undercut Farmers Washington, D.C.
January 9th, 2019
Victory! Court Rules Iowa Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional in a Major Victory for Free Speech and Animal Protection
Court Rules Iowa Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional in a Major Victory for Free Speech and Animal Protection Undercover investigations at factory farms protected by the First Amendment DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, the U.S.
January 8th, 2019
Victory! Polluting Industrial Dairy on Big Island Shutting Down
Victory! Polluting Industrial Dairy on Big Island Shutting Down Settlement to stop pollution for good and clean up Big Island Dairy will bring relief to Ookala residents OOKALA, HAWAII — As a result of a citizen suit by community group K.
December 20th, 2018
Long-Awaited Final Regulations for GMO Food Labeling Leave Millions of Americans in the Dark
Long-Awaited Final Regulations for GMO Food Labeling Leave Millions of Americans in the Dark Final regulations leave most GMO foods unlabeled Includes QR codes which discriminate against low-income, elderly, and minorities WASHINGTON, D.
December 10th, 2018
Oregon Groups Call For Moratorium on Mega-Dairies
Oregon Groups Call For Moratorium on Mega-Dairies  Until Oregon Can Ensure Clean Air and Water and Protect Family Farmers and Animal Welfare, Oregonians Deserve a Breather from Industrial Mega-Dairies   Salem, OR –  Today, a dozen Or.
December 4th, 2018
Sanderson Farms Loses Motion to Dismiss NGO Lawsuit on False and Misleading Advertising
Sanderson Farms Loses Motion to Dismiss NGO Lawsuit on False and Misleading Advertising   Judgment comes after poultry giant announces major shift in policy on antibiotics use in chicken production WASHINGTON – A judge dismissed Sanders.
December 4th, 2018
Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Kansas Ag-Gag Law
Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Kansas Ag-Gag Law Animal and Food Safety Advocates Argue State Law Criminalizing Factory Farm Investigations Violates First Amendment Topeka, Kan.