Today, the Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a legal petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to prevent the post hoc approval of an illegal genetically engineered rice recently found in the world’s food supply.
Proponents of precautions for genetically engineered crops today declared victory in their battle to defend the rights of counties and cities to enact local restrictions on genetically engineered (GE) organisms.
At a ceremony to be held at the Hawaiian Studies campus of the University of Hawai’i (UH) this morning, June 20th, from 10-11:30 am, Hawaiian activists and farmers will announce victory in a five-month campaign to force the University to a.
Current field trials of experimental, untested genetically engineered (GE) crops pose unassessed risks to wildlife, yet government regulators have inadequate safeguards to protect the environment from genetic contamination.
The Center for Food Safety today filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the agency’s failure to adopt any pre-market safety requirements for genetically engineered (GE) foods, and for failing to require labels so con.
A week before the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) gets ready to hold a hearing on the issue, national surveys from The Center for Food Safety and Consumers Union (CU) project a significant drop in the organic milk market if consumers .
A new national poll released today indicates that many U.S. organic milk purchasers, especially women, would stop buying organic milk after learning that some organic dairy companies do not allow significant access to pasture for their dairy cows.
Food irradiation has been marred by decades of problems, ranging from chronic food quality problems to company bankruptcy to weak consumer sales, and has little chance of becoming a mainstream solution for preventing food-borne illness, according to.
Hawaiian activists and farmers today demanded that the University of Hawaii (UH) give up its patents on three lines of taro whose lineage extends back to Polynesian taro first brought to the Islands centuries ago. The University was granted U.S.
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