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November 5th, 2013
Federal Appeals Court Refuses Government Request to Further Delay Food Safety Rules
Rule Will Help Prevent a Terrorist Attack on Our Food Supply Late yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) motion to delay issuing a draft rule required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA.
November 4th, 2013
Center for Food Safety to FDA: GE is Not Natural
CFS Asks FDA to Reject Court Request to Define “Natural” Center for Food Safety (CFS) today wrote to the U.S.
October 31st, 2013
Center for Food Safety Farm Bill Priorities Sent to Conferees
Farm Bill Must Support Organic Farmers and Pollinators, Safeguard Public Health and Environment On the heels of yesterday’s first public meeting of the 2013 farm bill conference committee, today Center for Food Safety (CFS) sent a l.
October 31st, 2013
CFS's Cool Foods Campaign Wins Judges' Choice Award in Round One of MIT Competition, Competing for $10,000 Grand Prize
“Food Solutions to Climate Problems? There’s an App for that!” Center for Food Safety’s “Cool Foods” Campaign has received the Judges Choice Award for “Red.
October 23rd, 2013
Agriculture and Beekeeping Groups Demand Pollinator Protection in Farm Bill
Center for Food Safety and 57 allies send letter to farm bill conferees calling for inclusion of pollinator protection provision Center for Food Safety, along with a diverse coalition of beekeeping, agriculture, and conservation organizations,.
October 17th, 2013
Hundreds of Thousands Reject World Food Prize Sham
Public outraged as chemical companies Monsanto and Syngenta awarded the now tarnished prize Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS), Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA), SumOfUs.
October 16th, 2013
Victory! Kaua'i Protects People Over Pesticide Industry
Landmark Your Right to Know Pesticide and GE Ordinance passes in spite of intense industry lobbying, demonstrates strength of the food movement Today the Kaua‘i County Council passed a new law that would create a new system to protec.
October 10th, 2013
Food Poisoning Scare Puts House Strategy at Odds with Public Health
Center for Food Safety sends letter to House leadership urging full funding of government to protect Americans Today, spurred by the recent multi-state outbreak of Salmonella , Center for Food Safety sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner an.
October 7th, 2013
Public Interest Groups Sue FDA Demanding Records on Controversial Animal Growth Drugs Under Freedom of Information Act
Challenges to Industry Use of Ractopamine and Zilpaterol in Light of Animal Welfare, Food Safety Concerns Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit in the U.S.
October 3rd, 2013
Local Food and Agriculture Rights Stifled by Oregon Dirty Politics
Center for Food Safety Examining Legal Challenge to Oregon State Budget Bill Center for Food Safety (CFS) is examining legal options to restore the rights of local governments after an amendment to prevent local regulation of genetically engin.
October 1st, 2013
FDA to Withdraw Approvals of Arsenic in Animal Feed
Win for Public Health as Legal Pressure of Food Safety and Agriculture Groups Compels Agency and Industry to Act Late yesterday, under threat of a lawsuit, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to a nearly four-year-old petition, .
September 27th, 2013
USDA Refuses to Investigate Illegal GMO Contamination
CFS Takes Legal Action To Protect Farmers Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a formal legal petition demanding action from the U.S.
September 26th, 2013
Victory! CFS and Allies Defeat "Monsanto Protection Act" in Congress
Center for Food Safety applauds Senator Mikulski and Senate Leadership for removing the “Monsanto Protection Act” through an amendment filed to the Senate Continuing Resolution (CR).
September 24th, 2013
Chairman Mikulski Seeks to End "Monsanto Protection Act"
Victory Would Demonstrate Growing Strength of Food Movement on Capitol Hill Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, will tomorrow propose an alternative short term government funding bill that would en.
September 24th, 2013
GE Crop Ban Did Not Crimp Refuge Agriculture
Nearly Same Acreage Planted as Refuge Farmers Switched to Less Damaging, Non-GE Crops When a federal court ordered an end to planting of genetically engineered (GE) crops on all National Wildlife Refuges in the Southeastern U.S.