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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.
November 25th, 2013
Canadian Approval of GE Salmon Egg Production Draws Sharp Criticism
As Canada moves forward, new questions raised in Panama and refreshed calls for action in U.S.
November 21st, 2013
Missing Permits Raise Stakes for Escape of AquaBounty's Genetically Engineered Salmon
International Groups call on Panamanian Government to Correct Flaws in Regulatory Oversight Washington, D.C.
November 19th, 2013
GE Contamination Once Again Exposes Regulatory Failure, Danger to Farmers
Corn Shipment is Second Export Rejected for Contamination in Two Months China has rejected a shipment of U.S. corn because it was contaminated with a variety of genetically engineered (GE) corn not approved in China, according to Reuters .
November 16th, 2013
Food Movement Wins Important Victory In Kaua'i
Center for Food Safety Vows to Defend Law Protecting Residents from Pesticide Exposure Today the Kaua’i County Council successfully overturned a mayoral veto and demanded enactment of an ordinance to protect the public from pesticide.
November 15th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Urges New Jersey Lawmakers to Protect Pigs from Extreme Confinement
Policy Director Elizabeth Kucinich to meet with legislators and press on Monday, day of the vote On Monday, legislators in New Jersey will hold a vote to overturn a controversial veto by Governor Chris Christie on a bill to ban gestation crate.
November 14th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Vows to Defend Kaua'i Law Protecting Residents from Pesticide Exposure
Today the Kaua’i County Council postponed a vote to overturn a mayoral veto of a law to protect the public from pesticide exposure.
November 14th, 2013
Agribusiness Spends $22 Million, $25 per Vote, to Keep Consumers in the Dark
Center for Food Safety Vows to Keep Fighting for GE Labeling - - This week, I-522, a ballot initiative to label foods produced with genetic engineering (GE), was narrowly defeated in Washington State.
November 13th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Urges Strong Protections from Arsenic in Food Supply
CFS calls for “Cumulative Exposure” regulatory strategy for apple juice and other staple foods Late yesterday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) strongly urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to limit the public&rsq.
November 5th, 2013
New Report Highlights Potential Hazards of Genetically Engineered Trees Currently Under USDA Review
Center for Food Safety Challenges “Greenwashing” in a Landmark Review of Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees As the U.S.