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November 25th, 2014
Oregon GE Labeling Vote Heads to a Recount
GE labeling initiative still alive despite early declarations of defeat and $20 million in opposition November 25, 2014 (Portland, OR)— Center for Food Safety today celebrated with voters and organizers in Oregon the news that Measure.
November 21st, 2014
Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination
Files to protect citizen-approved GE crop moratorium and impact study ordinance Honolulu, HI – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and.
November 19th, 2014
Documents Reveal AquaBounty’s Irresponsible Management Prior to Fines for Environmental Violations on GE Salmon
Letter to FDA Outlines How AquaBounty’s Shifting Plans for GE Salmon Production Raise Risk of Accidental Escape, Contradict FDA’s Pending Regulatory Review - - Washington, D.C.
November 18th, 2014
Public Interest Coalition Asks Court for Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging Idaho's Controversial “Ag Gag” Law
Coalition Presents Constitutional Challenge To Law That Silences Industry Whistle-Blowers Contact: - Megan Backus, ALDF: 707-795-2533, ext. 1010 (office); 707-479-7872 (mobile); - David Perle, PETA: 202-483-7382, ext.
November 13th, 2014
Leading Scientists, Over 200 Groups and Companies Call for Monarch Protection
Broad Coalition Supports Petition to Protect Monarch Butterflies as Threatened under Endangered Species Act Contact: - Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, (202) 547-9359, aseiler@centerforfoodsafety.
November 7th, 2014
Poorly Tested Gene Silencing Technology to Enter Food Supply with Simplot Potato
A New Form of Genetic Engineering will soon be sold to unsuspecting consumers November 7, 2014 (Washington, DC)-- Center for Food Safety (CFS) is today warning consumers about a new genetically engineered (GE) potato that may soon enter the f.
November 6th, 2014
Lawsuit Targets FDA Approval of Controversial Animal Drugs Used in Food Production
Agency Repeatedly Approved Pig Drugs Banned in Dozens of Countries Contact: - Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, (202) 547-9359 - Jonathan Evans, Center for Biological Diversity, (415) 436-9682 x318 November 6, 2014 (SAN FRANCISCO) &.
November 5th, 2014
Genetically Engineered Crops Banned in Humboldt County! 7th County to Vote for Ban
Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates and celebrates the voters of Humboldt County who overwhelmingly voted to ban genetically engineered crops from being grown in the county.
November 5th, 2014
Food Movement Leaders Re-elected to Congress
Notable Food Leaders in the House and Senate to Return for 114th Congress November 5, 2014 (Washington, D.C.
November 5th, 2014
Victory! Maui Wins Community Protections from Chemical Companies
Ballot Initiative Requires Pesticide Companies to Suspend - GE Crop Operations Pending Safety Review Maui voters made history late in the evening as the polls reported a slight advantage in favor of the Maui County ballot initiative, reporti.
November 4th, 2014
Massive Corporate Spending Smothers Call for GE Food Labeling in Colorado
Chemical and big food companies spends $17 million to keep consumers in the dark November 4, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Center for Food Safety today commented on the disappointing news that a multi-million dollar opposition campaign suc.
October 30th, 2014
GE Salmon Anti-Labeling Ad Rebuttal Statement
Statement of George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety, and the lead author of Measure 92: The claim in the recent No on Measure 92 tv ad that the U.S.
October 30th, 2014
Chemical Companies Shatter National Spending Records Reporting Nearly 8 Million Dollars In Opposition of the Maui County Initiative
Maui, Hawai`i (October 30, 2014) – In its latest campaign finance disclosure, the Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban reported raising nearly eight million dollars (nearly $100 per voter) to keep Maui residents from knowing if l.
October 29th, 2014
Anti-Labeling campaign tries to buy Oregon election with record setting $19 million in misleading advertising
Majority Provided by Monsanto, DuPont, & other Pesticide Companies, to Deny Public’s Right to Know October 29, 2014 (Portland, Oregon)— Funding to defeat Measure 92 in Oregon has skyrocketed to $18.
October 28th, 2014
AquaBounty Fined for Repeated Environmental Violations on Genetically Engineered Salmon
Officials in Panama have ruled that AquaBounty Technologies’ has been operating in violation of environmental regulations as it experiments with genetically engineered (GE) salmon in that country.
October 23rd, 2014
Center for Food Safety Statement on White House Failure to Meet Pollinator Report Deadline
The White House announced yesterday that they will be missing their December 20th deadline for a report on improved government efforts to protect pollinators.