2017 Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology Released
WASHINGTON— Yesterday the federal government released the final version of updates to a policy document that will guide EPA, FDA and USDA oversight of biotechn.
More than 125,000 consumers urge top fast food companies to take action in 2017 to prohibit regular use of antibiotics in meat and poultry
WASHINGTON— Consumer health and food safety groups today delivered petitions signed by more t.
HONOLULU - Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi and Hawaiʻi Center for Food Safety are pleased to announce that beginning January 9th, Joshua Noga will serve as Senior Program Manager for the HCFS Building Power Program.
HONOLULU— Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a complaint against agrichemical giant Syngenta for putting the health and safety of farmworkers on Kauai at risk by violating several federal pesticide regulations.
Iconic Butterfly Has Declined by 80 Percent in Recent Decades
WASHINGTON— The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada released a report today recommending that the monarch butterfly be protected as an endangered .
Dangerous provision overrides key environmental laws to benefit special interests
WASHINGTON— Yesterday a damaging provision inserted into the important Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act passed a cloture .
Citizens/environment will not be impacted by novel experiment releasing millions of GE mosquitoes
WASHINGTON— The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that that Oxitec will not move forward with the controversial release of.
Economic analysis also reveals neonicotinoids do not increase crop yields
WASHINGTON— A new report released today by Center for Food Safety (CFS), Net Loss—Economic Efficacy and Costs of Neonicotinoid Insecticides Used .
Pesticide-coated seeds remain unregulated by EPA as pollinator populations plummet
SAN FRANCISCO— Yesterday a judge in the Northern District of California delivered a crushing blow to the nation’s beekeepers and imperiled.
Photo - Endangered Lower Keys Marsh Rabbit
Government fails to assess risks to dozens of endangered species from novel experiment releasing millions of GE mosquitoes
WASHINGTON— A coalition of public int.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Organic Standards Board voted unanimously on Friday to update U.S. organic standards to exclude ingredients derived from next generation genetic engineering and gene editing.
States have authority to ban, Hawai‘i counties left out in landmark decisions
HONOLULU— Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its decisions on whether federal and Hawai‘i state la.
Eliminating carrageenan will further protect organic integrity and uphold consumer expectations of organic products
WASHINGTON— Yesterday, the National Organic Standards Board—the 15-member stakeholder body that advises th.
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