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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 3rd, 2014
Partial Victory to Protect National Organic Standards Board
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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.
September 4th, 2014
Court Rules in Favor of Public Interest Coalition, Denies Idaho’s Motion to Dismiss Ag Gag Lawsuit
Case Moves Forward to Challenge State Law That Silences Factory Farm Whistle-Blowers Today, a federal district court allowed an “ag gag” lawsuit to proceed against the state of Idaho in the constitutional challenge brought .
September 3rd, 2014
Perdue to Stop Using Antibiotics in 95% of Chickens
Center for Food Safety Challenges FDA to Issue Mandatory Regulation Center for Food Safety (CFS) today expressed support for Perdue Food’s decision to end the use of antibiotics in hatcheries.
September 2nd, 2014
Center for Food Safety Criticizes Latest Move by Food Industry to Minimize Oversight of Food Additives
Grocery Manufacturers initiative is inadequate, cannot replace needed regulation by FDA September 2, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Center for Food Safety today expressed disappointment in the Grocery Manufacturer Association’s (.
August 26th, 2014
After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly
Genetically Engineered Crops Are Major Driver in Population Crash The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr.
August 25th, 2014
Federal Court Rules that State Law Preempts Kaua‘i's Pesticide & GE Crop Disclosure Law
Community Groups remain committed to protecting people of Kau aʻ i United States Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren today ruled that Kaua‘i County Ordinance 960 is preempted by state law and therefore is unenforceable.
August 11th, 2014
Obama Administration: Environmental Reviews Must Include Analysis of Climate Change
The White House's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has responded to a legal petition spearheaded by International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) in 2008 to require federal agencies to analyze climate change impacts before appro.
August 7th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Congratulates Vermont Law School, the Nation's First Official Bee-Friendly, Neonic-Free Campus
Washington D.C. (August 7, 2014) – Center for Food Safety (CFS) today congratulates Vermont Law School on becoming the first higher-education campus in the country to receive neonicotinoid-free designation.