GE Crops Would Lead to Dramatic Increase in Use of Toxic, War-era Herbicide 2,4-D
Fifty Members of Congress led by Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME-01) wrote today to the U.S.
Prominent doctors, scientists and business leaders today urged Congress to pressure the Obama administration to reject an application to market “Enlist Duo (TM),” a new toxic herbicide mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate.
Experts join forces to protect state from aggressive legal challenge by the food industry
Today, Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) and Center for Food Safety (CFS) formally moved to defend Vermont’s genetically engineered .
Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield joined members of Congress and pro-GE labeling advocacy groups on Capitol Hill today to protest a House bill that would deny Americans the right to know about genetically engineered (GE) in.
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.
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