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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) &.
November 5th, 2014
Genetically Engineered Crops Banned in Humboldt County! 7th County to Vote for Ban
Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates and celebrates the voters of Humboldt County who overwhelmingly voted to ban genetically engineered crops from being grown in the county.
November 5th, 2014
Food Movement Leaders Re-elected to Congress
Notable Food Leaders in the House and Senate to Return for 114th Congress November 5, 2014 (Washington, D.C.
November 5th, 2014
Victory! Maui Wins Community Protections from Chemical Companies
Ballot Initiative Requires Pesticide Companies to Suspend - GE Crop Operations Pending Safety Review Maui voters made history late in the evening as the polls reported a slight advantage in favor of the Maui County ballot initiative, reporti.
November 4th, 2014
Massive Corporate Spending Smothers Call for GE Food Labeling in Colorado
Chemical and big food companies spends $17 million to keep consumers in the dark November 4, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Center for Food Safety today commented on the disappointing news that a multi-million dollar opposition campaign suc.
October 30th, 2014
GE Salmon Anti-Labeling Ad Rebuttal Statement
Statement of George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety, and the lead author of Measure 92: The claim in the recent No on Measure 92 tv ad that the U.S.
October 30th, 2014
Chemical Companies Shatter National Spending Records Reporting Nearly 8 Million Dollars In Opposition of the Maui County Initiative
Maui, Hawai`i (October 30, 2014) – In its latest campaign finance disclosure, the Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban reported raising nearly eight million dollars (nearly $100 per voter) to keep Maui residents from knowing if l.
October 29th, 2014
Anti-Labeling campaign tries to buy Oregon election with record setting $19 million in misleading advertising
Majority Provided by Monsanto, DuPont, & other Pesticide Companies, to Deny Public’s Right to Know October 29, 2014 (Portland, Oregon)— Funding to defeat Measure 92 in Oregon has skyrocketed to $18.
October 28th, 2014
AquaBounty Fined for Repeated Environmental Violations on Genetically Engineered Salmon
Officials in Panama have ruled that AquaBounty Technologies’ has been operating in violation of environmental regulations as it experiments with genetically engineered (GE) salmon in that country.
October 23rd, 2014
Center for Food Safety Statement on White House Failure to Meet Pollinator Report Deadline
The White House announced yesterday that they will be missing their December 20th deadline for a report on improved government efforts to protect pollinators.
October 23rd, 2014
Tests Find Monsanto’s Soy, Genetically Engineered for Heavy Pesticide Spraying, in Portland-Bought Infant Formula
Findings support need for increased awareness by parents - and labeling of genetically engineered food products (Portland, OR) Just as Oregonians are voting on whether to label genetically engineered foods, Center for Food Safety (CFS) an.
October 22nd, 2014
Coalition of Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA Over Herbicide Approval
Lawsuit filed against Environmental Protection Agency for approval of 2,4-D use on genetically engineered corn, soy crops in six Midwest states - San Francisco, CA – A coalition of farmers and environmental groups filed a lawsuit t.
October 21st, 2014
New Report Finds Ocean-based Fish Farming at Odds with Organic Standard
53 organizations agree that USDA should not allow farmed fish at sea to be labeled “organic” Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) released a comprehensive, scientific report detailing why ocean-based aquaculture (fish farmin.
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.