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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.
June 25th, 2015
World Health Organization Determines That Major Herbicide, 2,4-D, May Cause Cancer
Dow Chemical’s genetically engineered, 2,4-D-resistant “Enlist” crops will massively increase use of 2,4-D in American agriculture - Evidence justifies stronger rating as “probable carcinogen”.
June 22nd, 2015
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Regulations
June 22, 2015 (Washington, DC)-- Today, nearly 40 organizations and businesses, representing millions of consumer and farmer members across the country, submitted recommendations to the U.S.
June 18th, 2015
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Chemical Cocktail
WASHINGTON— Conservation and food safety groups today submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for approving a toxic new pesticide called bicyclopyrone (or “BCP”) without properly.
June 15th, 2015
The Monsanto Protection Act is Back, and Worse Than Ever
Latest changes to the Pompeo “DARK” Act create an anti-democracy, anti-consumer, anti-environment mega-bill June 15, 2015 (Washington, D.C.