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September 10th, 2015
Wendell Berry Honored with First Annual American Food & Farming Award
Center for Food Safety (CFS) is proud to honor American poet, novelist, essayist, and farmer Wendell Berry with the first annual American Food & Farming Award.
September 1st, 2015
As Subway Moves to Reduce Antibiotics in Chicken, Groups Call for Details and Timelines
SAN FRANCISCO (August 31, 2015) — Following calls to action from US PIRG, Natural Resources Defense Council, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Keep Antibiotics Working, Food Animals Concern Trust, Consumers Union and FoodBab.
August 31st, 2015
Center for Food Safety, Expert Scientists, Farm Groups File Brief in Support of Vermont’s Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Law
Experts Defend Law from Industry’s Continued Legal Challenge August 31, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety today submitted a legal filing to the U.S.
August 25th, 2015
Center for Food Safety Sues Department of Agriculture for Withholding Genetically Engineered Crop Records
Agency has violated the Freedom of Information Act dozens of times, showing pattern of unlawfully withholding information for over thirteen years August 25th, 2015-- Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a lawsuit against the U.S.
August 19th, 2015
USGS Finds Widespread Contamination of Neonicotinoids in U.S. Streams
Center for Food Safety Warns of Extensive Ecological Damage August 19, 2015 (Washington, DC)-- Center for Food Safety today commented on a new nationwide study released by the U.S.
August 3rd, 2015
Idaho “Ag-gag” Law Overturned, Ruled Unconstitutional in Federal Court
District Court Rules Anti-Whistleblower Law Violates U.S. Constitution BOISE – Idaho’s Ag-Gag law is unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho ruled today, overturning the law.
July 27th, 2015
Groups Sue EPA over Faulty Approval of Nanotechnology Pesticide
July 27, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety (CFS) and the International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) today filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the U.S.
July 23rd, 2015
House of Representatives Ignores Will of the People in Passage of Anti-labeling DARK Act
July 23, 2015 (Washington, DC)-- Center for Food Safety today expressed deep disappointment in the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R.
July 22nd, 2015
Lawsuit Challenges Loopholes in New EPA Rule Exempting Wetlands and Streams From Clean Water Act Protections
In Bow to Industry, EPA Rule Hurts Water Quality, Human Health and Wildlife Across Country Contact: Brett Hartl, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 817-8121, bhartl@biologicaldiversity.
July 21st, 2015
DARK Act Remains Catastrophic for Farmers and Consumers Despite Proposed Changes
Bill will result in denial of consumers’ rights, elimination of state and local rights, market confusion, and legal uncertainty Statement by Center for Food Safety: “H.R.
July 14th, 2015
Agriculture Committee Throws Consumers and Farmers Under the Bus In Passage of DARK Act
July 14, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety (CFS) today expressed disappointment in the House Agriculture Committee’s adoption of H.R.
July 7th, 2015
Hawai‘i Grassroots Groups Host “Our Right to Health” Events to Educate Consumers and Families
Hawai‘i Grassroots Groups Host “Our Right to Health” Events to Educate Consumers and Families Free public events on Maui, Hawai‘i Island, Kaua‘i and O‘ahu Wed. July 22 thru Sat.
July 1st, 2015
Joint Statement from Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice Regarding Decision on Maui GE Crop Moratorium
July 1, 2015 (Honolulu, Hawai‘i)— Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice issued the following statement: “We are deeply disappointed with Chief District Court Judge Mollway’s very u.