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June 11th, 2013
New Peer-reviewed Study on GMO Pig Feed Reveals Adverse Effects
Center for Food Safety calls for improved oversight of GMO safety A new, peer-reviewed study has just been released detailing adverse effects of genetically engineered (GE) feed on pigs.
June 6th, 2013
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Monsanto
Litigants Seek Injunctive Relief as Well as Damages following Illegal Genetically Engineered Wheat Contamination A class action lawsuit was filed today on behalf of Pacific Northwest wheat farmers and Center for Food Safety (CFS) after Oregon wh.
June 3rd, 2013
Center for Food Safety Heralds Passage of First Ever State Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling Bill
Connecticut bill gets support from both House and Senate, signaling major victory for food movement Center for Food Safety (CFS) applauds the Connecticut legislature for passing the first-ever bill requiring the labeling of genetically enginee.
May 29th, 2013
New Study Indicates GE Salmon Can Contaminate Wild Brown Trout
Controversial Transgenic Salmon Slated for Approval, Ecological Effects of GE Salmon Go Unstudied by FDA A new study by Canadian researchers found that genetically engineered (GE) Atlantic salmon can successfully cross-breed with brown trout.
May 29th, 2013
Unapproved, Genetically Engineered Wheat Found in Oregon Farmer's Field
Citing Past Contamination and Losses to Farmers, Center for Food Safety Calls for Moratorium on Genetically Engineered Crop Field Trials The U.S.
May 29th, 2013
Target, Giant Eagle, H-E-B, Meijer Say No to Genetically Engineered Salmon
As damning new study shows GE salmon can harm wild fish Today, the Campaign for Genetically Engineered (GE)-Free Seafood -- a coalition of more than 30 consumer, health, food safety and fishing groups--including Center for Food Safety--led by .
May 22nd, 2013
More States Support GMO Labeling Bills
Connecticut Senate Overwhelmingly Favors CFS-Supported Bills In a continuing victory for the food movement and consumer advocates, yesterday the Connecticut Senate voted 35-1 in support of legislation that would require foods that are geneticall.
May 17th, 2013
Statement from Center for Food Safety Regarding Decision on Genetically Engineered Alfalfa
Center for Food Safety and food movement remain committed to protecting farmers and environment Center for Food Safety (CFS) is disappointed with today’s decision by the Ninth District Circuit Court to uphold USDA’s deregul.
May 14th, 2013
New Study Links Arsenic Use, Chicken, and Increased Cancer Risk, Further Supporting CFS’s Pending Lawsuit
Groups incorporate new study into lawsuit against FDA over arsenic use in animal feed In light of new findings just published by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Center for Food Safety (CFS) has amended its complaint filed Ma.
May 14th, 2013
CFS Releases Best Public Relations Money Can Buy: A Guide to Food Industry Front Groups
New resource profiles notable groups, highlights industry deception and tactics Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) released a new report exposing the well-funded organizations and highly-sophisticated public relations tactics propelling an in.
May 13th, 2013
Supreme Court Rules against Farmers
Food Movement Must Continue to Fight for Farmers Center for Food Safety (CFS) expressed strong disagreement with today’s Supreme Court ruling in the patent case Bowman v. Monsanto .
May 10th, 2013
GMO Labeling Bill Supported by CFS Passes Vermont House
Vote shows growing strength of the Food Movement In a major victory for the food movement and consumer advocates, the Vermont House has voted 99-42 in support of legislation that would require foods that are genetically engineered (GE) to be l.
May 10th, 2013
Center for Food Safety Welcomes USDA Decision to Expand Review of Controversial GMO Crops
Voluntary Regulatory Action Demonstrates Increasing Clout of Food Movement Center for Food Safety (CFS) welcomes the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) decision to undertake Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) to .
May 1st, 2013
FDA Ignores Toxic Arsenic In Animal Feed
Lawsuit Filed to Force FDA to Protect Public Health and Ban Arsenic in Feed for Chicken, Turkey, and Hogs Today attorneys at Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit on behalf of CFS, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, and sev.
May 1st, 2013
Elizabeth Kucinich Joins Center for Food Safety
The food movement at its most critical juncture in years; Elizabeth Kucinich joins food movement leader to protect hard fought gains, push for needed reforms Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director of Center for Food Safety, today announced a new pa.
April 30th, 2013
Nearly 2 Million People Tell Fda Not To Approve GE Salmon
Public Comment Period Closes with Strong Pushback from Congress; Hundreds of Organizations, Businesses, and Fishermen Voice Opposition to Controversial GE Salmon On Friday April 26, 2013 over 1.