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August 1st, 2018
CFS Sues Trump Administration Over GMO Labeling Delay
CFS Sues Trump Administration Over GMO Labeling Delay Washington, D.C.
July 31st, 2018
Judge Rules Against Tejon Ranch Company's Damaging Grapevine Development
Image credit: TejonRanch.com Judge Rules Against Tejon Ranch Company's Damaging Grapevine Development   Court Says Kern County Project Did Not Consider Air Pollution, Health Impacts BAKERSFIELD, Calif.
July 25th, 2018
European Court of Justice Rules That New Genetically Engineered Organisms Are GMOs
European Court of Justice Rules That New Genetically Engineered Organisms Are GMOs Today's decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), which functions as the Supreme Court of the European Union, clearly states that the new methods of g.
July 11th, 2018
Public Interest Advocacy Group Sues Trump Administration Over Unlawfully Keeping GMO Labeling Documents Secret
Public Interest Advocacy Group Sues Trump Administration Over Unlawfully Keeping GMO Labeling Documents Secret Washington, DC – Last week, Center for Food Safety (CFS) sued the Trump Administration for refusing to make public documents sur.
July 5th, 2018
Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator in the Midst of Countless Scandals
Today, amid controversy and public outcry, Scott Pruitt resigned as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A vocal climate change denier, in February 2017 the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Pruitt as the head of the EPA.
July 3rd, 2018
Consumer, Environmental, Farmer Groups Demand Strong GMO Food Labeling Standards
Consumer, Environmental, Farmer Groups Demand Strong GMO Food Labeling Standards Groups demand USDA require on-package labeling, not QR codes Demand high-processed foods be labeled WASHINGTON, D.C.
June 27th, 2018
Groups Applaud Decision to Revoke Lost Valley Permit
Groups Applaud Decision to Revoke Lost Valley Permit Portland, OR – Under intense pressure from family farm, environmental, animal welfare and public health organizations, today Oregon agencies took the first step towards shutting down Lost.
June 22nd, 2018
Groups File Amicus in Support of Montgomery County, MD Pesticide Restrictions
Groups File Amicus in Support of Montgomery County, MD Pesticide Restrictions Montgomery County, Maryland – Ten organizations filed an Amicus brief this week in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland ordinance that restricts .
June 21st, 2018
Nightmare Farm Bill Passes House of Representatives
Nightmare Farm Bill Passes House of Representatives Bill guts environmental laws, prohibits local regulations, impacts children's health Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S.
June 13th, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Push to Slash Protections for Waterways, Wetlands
California vernal pool by Joanna Gilkeson - - Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Push to Slash Protections for Waterways, Wetlands - WASHINGTON, D.C.
May 18th, 2018
Organic Stands in Jeopardy in New Version of Farm Bill – CFS Statement
Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee will markup the chamber's version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which includes a dangerous provision that could mean long-lasting damage to organic integrity.
June 5th, 2018
Bayer to Drop the Monsanto Name After Takeover
  Bayer to Drop the Monsanto Name After Takeover This week, the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto by the German pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer will be finalized. Today, Bayer announced that it will retire the U.S.
May 25th, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Delta Plan's Water Exports to Southern California
Photo credit: Daniel Parks/Flickr  Lawsuit Challenges Delta Plan's Water Exports to Southern California -   SACRAMENTO, CA — A coalition of environmental groups today sued the California Delta Stewardship Council for amending the st.
May 30th, 2018
Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition for Farmers, Eaters and the Environment
Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition for Farmers, Eaters and the Environment   Bayer Divestitures to BASF Offer No Relief Merger Will Likely Intensify Pesticide Use, Pollution Yesterday, the Department of Justice (DoJ) appr.