The Center for Technology Assessment (CTA) and Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court to block the sale of the first ever genetically engineered pet, called the GloFish.
New USDA data has revealed that the widespread planting of genetically engineered corn, soybeans and cotton, on million acres of U.S. farmland since 1996 has resulted in a dramatic increase in the use of pesticides over conventional crops.
A coalition of labor, environment, and farm groups today formally petitioned Acting EPA Administrator Marianne Lamont Horinko to place an immediate moratorium on the land application of sewage sludge and ultimately to prohibit the practice.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS), a national nonprofit organization, represented by Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit today in the Circuit Court of the State of Hawai`i, First Circuit, seeking to compel the Department of Agriculture of the State of Hawa.
Today US wheat farmers filed a legal petition calling on the Secretary of Agriculture to take immediate action to prevent economic, environmental or social damage resulting from the deregulation of Monsanto’s genetically engineered wheat.
Children who participate in the National School Lunch Program should not be fed irradiated food because there are no long-term health studies on children who eat such food, two public interest organizations said today.
Today, the GE Food Alert coalition took legal action against the Bush Administration to halt the planting of biopharm crops--crops genetically engineered to contain pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals.
Today, the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed a second incident of contamination of a food crop by an experimental genetically engineered crop, engineered to contain a pharmaceutical or industrial chemical, in Iowa.
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