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January 15th, 2015
USDA Approves New Pesticide Promoting Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops
Dicamba-resistant crops pose serious threat to human and environmental health January 15, 2015 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety criticized the decision today by the U.S.
January 14th, 2015
Groups Win Landmark Victory Against Industrial Dairies
Citizens win major victory in first stage of ground-breaking lawsuits Contacts - Helen Reddout, Community Association for Restoration of the Environment: 509-840-0335 - Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety: 443-854-4368; aseiler@centerfor.
December 31st, 2014
Local Farmers File Intervention to Defend Jackson County Genetically Engineered Crop Ordinance
December 31, 2014 (Portland, OR)— Today two Jackson County farmers and two nonprofits, Center for Food Safety and Our Family Farms Coalition (OFFC), filed legal papers in federal court to defend Jackson County’s Ordinance 635 w.
December 29th, 2014
Monarch Butterfly Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection
Feds Issue Initial Positive Finding on Petition Following 90 Percent Decline In response to a petition by Center for Food Safety, the Center for Biological Diversity, Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower, the U.S.
December 19th, 2014
The Vandana Shiva Home Rule Tour: January 21st - 25th, 2015
January 21st, 2015 - Oahu - What: Opening Day - Rally Ku`i - Location: Capitol Building - Time: 9-2 pm - Cost: Free What: Talk S.
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.