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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.
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 .