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October 20th, 2014
Victory! CFS Wins First Step in Major Legal Battle to Protect Food Safety
FDA agrees to bring “Generally Recognized as Safe” into compliance with federal law in settlement with CFS Washington D.C.
October 17th, 2014
Who is Really Financing the Anti-Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Campaigns?
Pesticide Giant Monsanto Spends $4 Million to Undermine Oregon’s Right to Know Initiative Portland, Oregon (October 17, 2014) – Monsanto, the multibillion dollar chemical company best known for producing pesticides, has now.
October 17th, 2014
EPA Announces Neonicotinoid Seed Coating of Little or No Benefit to U.S. Soybean Production
Center for Food Safety demands agency immediately curb use of controversial insecticide October 17, 2014 (Washington, DC) - Yesterday, the U.S.
October 16th, 2014
CFS Statement in Response to USDA’s Announcement of Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2014 – Center for Food Safety scientists today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the U.S.
October 15th, 2014
EPA Approves New 2,4-D Herbicide Blend, Paving Way for Controversial GE Crops
Center for Food Safety says it will pursue all available legal options to stop commercialization October 15, 2014 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety (CFS) today condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) .
October 8th, 2014
VPIRG and Center for Food Safety granted permission to help defend Vermont GMO labeling law
MONTPELIER, VT – Two consumer advocacy groups with a keen interest in defending Vermont’s new GMO labeling law have been granted permission by a federal judge to file legal briefs at every stage of the litigation over the law&a.
October 6th, 2014
Coalition for Safer, Healthier Maui Launches To Protect Local Families from Pesticides
Coalition includes Maui Residents, Farmers, Hawai`i Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, The MauiMama, Wailuku Coffee Company, Living Aloha Magazine, and More Maui County, Hawaii (October 6, 2014) –.
October 3rd, 2014
Partial Victory to Protect National Organic Standards Board
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October 3rd, 2014
Victory for Consumers! California Court Dismisses Challenge Against Egg Law
Eliminating Battery Cages in Chicken Farms Will Reduce Risk of Salmonella Poisoning Center for Food Safety (CFS) today thanks U.S.
October 2nd, 2014
California Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon Expands Protections, but Opens a Dangerous Loophole
New Ban Expands 2003 Law Championed by Center for Food Safety Center for Food Safety (CFS) cautiously welcomes California law AB 504, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which bans commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in all .
October 1st, 2014
Study Shows GE Food Labeling Will Not Significantly Raise Food Prices
False Industry Claims Challenged in Run Up to November Ballot Initiatives in Oregon and Colorado October 1, 2014-- Today, ECONorthwest released a report on behalf of Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, whi.
September 26th, 2014
New Experimental GE Wheat Contamination in Montana Puts Wheat Farmers at Risk
Center for Food Safety calls “coexistence” a failed policy, demands moratorium on open-air field trials September 26, 2014 (Washington, DC)-- The U.S.
September 25th, 2014
Community Groups Appeal Court Decision Against Kaua‘i Pesticide Disclosure Law
(Honolulu, Hawaii, September 25, 2014)--Four nonprofit organizations—Ka Makani Ho‘opono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and Surfrider Foundation—represented by Earthjustice and Center for.
September 17th, 2014
USDA Approves New GE Corn and Soy, Triggering Onslaught of Millions of Pounds more Pesticides
Center for Food Safety announces it will pursue all available legal options to stop commercialization Center for Food Safety today condemned the U.S.
September 12th, 2014
New Pollinator Bill Helps Pesticide Industry, Not Bees or Beekeepers
September 12, 2013 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety today expressed concerns with a bill that could derail positive efforts already underway in Congress and the White House to improve pollinator health.
September 11th, 2014
EPA Plan to Slow Superweeds is Remedy in Name Only
Center for Food Safety identifies key flaws in Agency’s new plan September 11, 2014 (Washington, DC)— Center for Food Safety today panned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new plan to manage herbicide-re.