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December 17th, 2014
Nonprofits Sue EPA for Failure to Regulate Novel Pesticide Products Created With Nanotechnology
Nanomaterials have proliferated in food and other consumer products with little to no oversight Lawsuit Will Compel Unlawfully Delayed Agency Answer to Groups’ 2008 Legal Petition Demanding Regulation December 17, 2014 (Washington.
December 12th, 2014
USDA Paves the Way for Planting of Two More Pesticide Promoting Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops
Dicamba resistant crops pose serious threat to human and environmental health December 12, 2014 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety criticized the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) released today by the U.S.
December 11th, 2014
Food Movement Vows to Keep Fighting After Corporate Backed Campaign Buys Narrow Win in Oregon
GE Labeling Fight Moves to Washington, DC After Close Election December 11, 2014 (Portland, OR)— Center for Food Safety today expressed deep disappointment that a multi-million dollar opposition campaign narrowly defeated an Oregon ba.
December 11th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Collaborates with Organic Strawberry Farmers in Innovative Research
New field trials again demonstrate that organic is the engine of change in agriculture December 11, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)-- Center for Food Safety (CFS), in collaboration with six organic strawberry farmers, today announced the launch of a.
December 10th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Statement on GE Food Labeling Hearing in Energy & Commerce Committee
Hearing Highlights Need for National Policy, but Majority Throws States’ Rights Under the Bus in Exchange for Status Quo December 10, 2014 (Washington, DC)— The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee today held .
December 8th, 2014
Emergency Lawsuit Filed in Oregon GE Labeling Recount
“Count Every Vote” Demands Right to Know Campaign Portland, Oregon (December 8, 2014) – Today, Oregon citizens whose votes were not counted filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon to ensure that .
November 26th, 2014
Chemical Corporations Undermine the Will of the People of Hawai`i County
Court Strikes Down Ban on Most Genetically Engineered Crops (Honolulu, HI, November 26, 2014) – U.S.
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); mbackus@aldf.org - 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) &.