Protecting Our Food, Farms & Environment
toggle menu
Trump Watch
Hawai'i CFS
CFS Hollywood

Press Releases

March 31st, 2015
Hawai‘i Coalition in Favor of Pesticide Buffer Zone Laws Optimistic in Face of Setbacks
Community members determined to continue fight despite stranglehold of agrochemical companies March 31, 2015 (Honolulu, HI)— As a bill intended to protect residents from harmful pesticides died in the Hawai‘i state legislatu.
March 26th, 2015
National Organic Program Leaves Door Open to Nanotechnology in Organic
Decision Stuns Organic Community and Undercuts Recommendations of its Appointed Advisory Board March 26, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Against the objections by the large majority of the organic community, guidance issued yesterday by th.
March 25th, 2015
Bill to Deny Americans GE Food Labeling Reintroduced
DARK Act would block states and FDA from requiring mandatory labeling March 25, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety today strongly opposed legislation reintroduced this afternoon by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K.
March 24th, 2015
EPA Agrees to Regulate Novel Nanotechnology Pesticides After Legal Challenge
March 24, 2015 (Washington, DC)— The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to regulate novel nanomaterial pesticides as a result of a lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety (CFS) in December.
March 24th, 2015
Pressure Mounts on White House to Protect Bees from Pesticides
Poll shows Americans concerned about bee declines, links to pesticides March 24, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Agriculture, environmental and food safety groups today ramped up pressure on the Obama administration to protect America&rsq.
March 17th, 2015
With Newly Approved GE Potato on Horizon, Idaho Seed Preemption Bill Would Remove Essential Local Autonomy Regarding GE Crops, Pesticide Restrictions
March 17, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety today opposed a bill in the Idaho State Senate that would strip away local governments’ fundamental power to protect its residents and local environment by preempting any l.
March 17th, 2015
Court Disapproves “Neonic” Pesticides on Wildlife Refuges
Final Suit Rooting Genetically Engineered Crops and Related Practices from Refuges Washington, DC — A federal court has ruled against use of neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) linked with destruction of bee colonies and other bene.
March 17th, 2015
50+ Members of Congress Urge Obama Administration to Protect Monarch Butterfly Under Endangered Species Act
March 17, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety applauds the 52 Members of Congress who today vocally supported the effort to list the monarch butterfly, which has declined by 90 percent in the last 20 years, as threatened under t.
March 16th, 2015
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Wildlife From New, Toxic Pesticide
Threatens Pollinator Bees, Butterflies, Birds, Frogs Contacts: - Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, (443) 854-4368 - Lori Ann Burd, Center for Biological Diversity, (971) 717-6405 - Jason Rylander, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 682-940.
March 16th, 2015
California Legislature Introduces Bill to Protect Bees from Pesticides
On Ag Day, groups praise Assemblymember Marc Levine for introducing bee protection bill March 16, 2015 (Sacramento, CA)— In advance of Wednesday’s celebration of National Agriculture Day (Ag Day), beekeepers, environmenta.
March 5th, 2015
Center for Food Safety Urges Wyoming Governor to Veto Ag-Gag Law
March 5, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety is today calling on Wyoming Governor Mead to veto “ag-gag” bill S.F. 12.
March 4th, 2015
Over 4 Million People Press Obama to Protect Bees
Congress heeds call to action and introduces legislation as pressure mounts on White House Task Force to issue meaningful recommendations March 4, 2015 (Washington, DC)— A coalition of beekeepers, farmers, business leaders, environm.
March 4th, 2015
McDonald's Announces Plan to Source Chicken Raised without Medically Important Antibiotics
“McDonald's is setting the bar for the entire fast food industry.” Washington D.
March 2nd, 2015
Pressure for Federal Protection of Monarch Butterfly Grows As Public Comment Period Closes
Experts, legislators and public call for iconic species to be protected under Endangered Species Act Contact: George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety, (571) 527-8618 - Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, (928) 522-3681 - Sarina J.
February 26th, 2015
Smartphone Food Labeling? Not a Smart or Fair Way to Label GE Foods
Vilsack Continues to Push Smartphones as Solution to GE Labeling Demand Despite Obvious Shortcomings February 26, 2015 (Washington, DC)-- U.S.