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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.
January 3rd, 2014
"Agent Orange" Crops Would Trigger Massive Increase in Use of Toxic Pesticide 2,4-D
Center for Food Safety Vows to Lead Food Movement in Opposition Center for Food Safety (CFS) today declared strong opposition to the next generation of genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybeans designed by Dow Chemical to withstand applica.
December 19th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Tells FDA: "Natural" Label Should Not Include GE Foods
Big Food Manufacturers Seek GE Marketing Loophole, Food Movement Fights Back Center for Food Safety (CFS) today called on the U.S.
December 18th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Challenges Utah's "Ag Gag" Law
Criminalization of investigations threatens food supply Late yesterday, Center for Food Safety filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund and seven other plaintiffs over Utah’s 2012 &ld.
December 16th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Joins Fight Against Newest Bee-killer, Sulfoxaflor
On the heels of their neonicotinoid lawsuit, CFS files brief in new lawsuit to protect bees Late Friday, Center for Food Safety filed a legal brief on behalf of numerous environmental, consumer and sustainable agriculture organizations in su.
December 10th, 2013
Industry Report on Neonicotinoid Pesticides Predictably Ignores Key Questions, Lacks Hard Data
Today, Center for Food Safety responded to a misleading and inadequate report on neonicotinoid pesticides released Friday by CropLife, the lobbying arm of the pesticide industry.
December 2nd, 2013
Broad Coalition is Building Buzz to Raise Awareness of Pollinator Declines
60+ Groups Unite in National Pollinator Campaign December 2, 2013-- Today, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network, supported by Ceres Trust and joined by more than 60 other organizations, launched a national med.