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April 26th, 2012
USDA Receives Over 365,000 Public Comments Opposing Approval Of 2,4-D-Resistant, Genetically Engineered Corn
154 Farm, Fisheries, Public Health, Consumer, and Environmental Groups Send Secretary Vilsack Joint-Letter on Potential Threats to Human Health, American Farms - – - Public Comment Period Ends Friday, April 27 Over 150 groups an.
April 25th, 2012
California Cows Unhappy About Mad Cow Disease
Once again mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy [BSE]) has surfaced in the U.S. This week the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed BSE in a California dairy cow.
April 11th, 2012
FDA Announces Antibiotic Reduction Plan
April 11th, 2012
USDA To Decide Imminently On Novel "Agent Orange" Corn
Toxic Herbicide 2,4-D Linked to Cancer, Lower Sperm Counts, and Parkinson’s Disease 2,4-D Drift Causes More Crop Injury than any Other Herbicide, Threatening American Farms Biotech Companies Only Winners in Chemical Arms Race as .
April 6th, 2012
New Scientific Research Strengthens Link Between Pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder
Center for Food Safety Calls on Congress, EPA to Take Action Three new studies released in the past two weeks, including one today by Harvard University, add to the growing body of evidence that implicate pesticides, specifically neonicotinoid.
April 2nd, 2012
Rep. Pingree Introduces Legislation to Require Labeling of "Pink Slime"
TEN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS JOIN LABELING BILL The Center for Food Safety (CFS) applauded a bill introduced by Rep.
March 27th, 2012
Record-Breaking One Million Public Comments Demand FDA Label Genetically Engineered Foods
Center for Food Safety Legal Petition Spearheads Coalition of Consumers, Public Interest Organizations and Food Companies in Demanding FDA Require Labeling 55 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS JOIN IN SUPPORT OF CENTER’S LEGAL PETITION Today.
March 26th, 2012
GE Crops On Southeastern Wildlife Refuges Hit A Snag
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Admits Need for Deeper Environmental Review In an effort to deflect a pending federal lawsuit, the U.S.
March 15th, 2012
Pressure on Walmart to Rebuff GE Sweet Corn Intensifies
Consumer Allies Collect Nearly Half a Million Petition Signatures and Plan Protests at Stores Across the Country Today the Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, CREDO Action, SumOfUs, Center for Environmental Health, and Corporat.
March 12th, 2012
Fifty-Five Members Of Congress Call On FDA To Require Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Foods
Led by Boxer and DeFazio, Bicameral Letter Calls for Reversal of Two Decade-Old Labeling Policy, Supports CFS Legal Petition In Only 6 Months, Already 850,000+ Public Comments To FDA In Support Of Labeling This morning a bicameral letter s.
February 8th, 2012
Senator Barbara Boxer (CA) and Representative Peter DeFazio (OR) circulate Congressional letter in support of CFS's legal petition to FDA demanding labeling of GE foods.
In the U.S., we pride ourselves on having choices and making informed decisions. Under current FDA regulations, we don't have that choice when it comes to GE ingredients in the foods we purchase and feed our families.
February 7th, 2012
Consumer Groups Petition FDA to Ban GE Salmon as an Unsafe Food Additive
Groups say fish couldn’t pass proper review Today consumer groups Food & Water Watch, Consumers Union, and the Center for Food Safety submitted a formal petition asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to classify and.
January 26th, 2012
Center for Food Safety Calls On EPA Not To Backpedal On Its Agreement To Track U.S. Animal Factories
Much Needed Inventory Would Identify Animal Factories’ Locations and Manure Management Practices, Allowing EPA To Begin Assessing Scope of National Threat To Water and Food Supplies The Center for Food Safety (CFS) submitted comments .
January 25th, 2012
Genetically Engineered Crops Will Not Feed The World
The Center for Food Safety Pushes Back Against Gates Foundation "Feed the World" Propaganda The Center for Food Safety (CFS) pushed back today against longtime biotech crop supporter, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, over its annou.