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February 24th, 2014
Standing up to Corporate Bullies: Kauai Community Moves to Defend County's Pesticide Disclosure Law
A coalition of Kaua‘i residents and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, today filed papers in federal district court in Honolulu moving to intervene as defendants.
February 21st, 2014
CFS-Backed GE Food Labeling Bill Introduced in California
Coalition of Supporters Rally Behind Consumers’ Right to Know Today, California State Senator Noreen Evans (D – Santa Rosa) introduced a new bill to label genetically engineered (GE) foods sold in California.
February 21st, 2014
Center for Food Safety Sues FDA Over Food Additives
Illegal “Fast-Track” Puts Americans at Risk for More than Fifteen Years Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over the agency’s failure to protect th.
February 20th, 2014
Victory! Your Food Will Be Safer Thanks to Center for Food Safety Lawsuit
FDA Agrees to Firm Deadlines for New Food Safety Rules Center for Food Safety (CFS) today announced a settlement agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that, for the first time, sets firm deadlines for the agency to fully e.
February 14th, 2014
Advocates Urge California Officials to "Show Bees Some Love"
Food, farming and environmental advocates push the California Department of Pesticide Regulation to stop the approval of pesticides know to harm bees and fix broken regulatory system Today, on Valentine’s Day, Pesticide Action Networ.
February 13th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Expands Campaign to Stop Dow Chemical's "Agent Orange" Crops
New Video: Dow Chemical’s “Mad Men”- What Were They Thinking? Center for Food Safety (CFS) today released a new video as part of its campaign to stop the U.S.
February 6th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Denounces GMA's Coalition to Keep Consumers in the Dark about Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods
Grocery and agrichemical companies join forces to stop the growing power of the food movement Contact: Abigail Seiler, 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.
February 5th, 2014
Another Victory for the People of Hawai'i
Groundswell Opposition Defeats Secretive Attempt to Strip Local Control over Agriculture Contact: Abigail Seiler, 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.
February 4th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Statement on 2014 Farm Bill Passage
Small victories buried in bill that promotes status quo: large-scale industrial agriculture Contact: Abigail Seiler, 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.
February 4th, 2014
New Research Reveals Bayer Seed Treatment Fluid is Not a Viable Alternative to Protect Honey Bees
Report has value, but recommendations to protect honey bees are insufficient - Contact: Abigail Seiler, 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.
January 31st, 2014
Center for Food Safety Launches Campaign to Stop Dow Chemical's "Agent Orange" Crops
Campaign to Focus the Food Movement on Critical New Threat: - The Next Generation GE Crops Campaign includes new website, petition, and video Center for Food Safety (CFS) today launched a new national campaign focusing the food movement.
January 29th, 2014
Telling our grandchild "we did all we could" to fight climate change requires more than investing in new sources of energy
President Obama, in his State of the Union remarks, offered the following on climate change: Climate change is a fact.
January 20th, 2014
Groups Sue Canadian Government Over GE Salmon
Suit charges failure to consider invasiveness threat, puts wild salmon and environment at risk January 20, 2013-- Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, and Friends of the Earth-US commend Ecojustice, Ecology Action Centre, and Liv.
January 16th, 2014
200+ Groups Call on Obama to Keep Campaign Pledge: Label GMOs
Members of Congress hold press conference urging President to support mandatory labeling January 16, 2014 (Washington, D.C.
January 9th, 2014
Food Movement's Political Power Growing
Maine Becomes Second State to Enact GE Labeling Law Center for Food Safety today applauded Governor Paul LePage, who signed legislation making Maine the second state to require labeling for foods produced with genetically engineering (GE).
January 7th, 2014
Leaked Document Reveals Big Food Lobby's Plans to Preempt State GMO Labeling
Grocery Manufacturers Association pushing legislation after spending millions against state ballot initiatives Center for Food Safety (CFS) today strongly criticized the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), after Politico revealed the lo.