State rubber stamps expanded usage before determining effects on crop pollinators
Today, environmental and food safety groups challenged California’s illegal practice of approving new agricultural uses for neonicotinoid pesticides .
150,000 Oregonians Put GE Labeling on the November Ballot
The Oregon Right to Know campaign today filed 150,000 signatures in support of Ballot Initiative #44 which would require food manufacturers to label foods sold in Oregon that are produc.
Center for Food Safety Exposes EPA's “Deeply Flawed” Review
Over half a million people have submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking the agency to reject Dow Chemical's plan to sell Enl.
Less than a week after the White House announced a new task force to better protect our pollinating species, Center for Food Safety is pleased to announce that Home Depot and BJ’s Wholesale Club are taking steps to better protect pollina.
Recommendations begin to address hole in oversight but legally binding regulations are needed
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released final guidance to companies that use nanotechnologies in food products.
29 scientists review over 800 peer-reviewed publications and urge more restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticides
Following last week’s celebration of “National Pollinator Week” and a Presidential Memorandum to kick.
New Task Force Must Act Fast to Save Honey Bees
Today, the White House released a much anticipated Presidential Memorandum outlining efforts to protect the nation’s vital pollinators, including bees, butterflies and other species.
Genetically Engineered Crops to Blame for Generating Herbicide-Resistant Weeds and Toxic Response
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting comments on a petition filed by the Texas Department of Agriculture to permit emergency u.
Former EPA Scientist Returns to Center for Food Safety to Strengthen its Science Team, Seeks to Spotlight Developments in Sustainable Agriculture
Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director of Center for Food Safety (CFS), today announced a new part.
Despite Legal Challenge, California Law is Legally Sound - and Rightly Safeguards Consumers
Late yesterday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed an amicus brief in support of the State of California’s AB 1437, a law that protects publ.
Consumer, environmental, farming groups say synthetic biology is not natural or sustainable
In an open letter released today, 17 national and international consumer, environmental, women’s health and farming groups called on leading .
Center for Food Safety Vows to Continue to Push for the Right to Know
California’s SB 1381 (Evans) to label genetically engineered foods was narrowly defeated in the California Senate today, with 19 votes in favor and 16 votes oppose.
Wheat farmers and advocates demand immediate action from USDA
On the one-year anniversary of the Department of Agriculture’s announcement of finding an unapproved, genetically engineered (GE) wheat in an Oregon field, farmers and al.
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