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October 31st, 2017
Trump Nominee for USDA Chief Scientist Tied to Russia Scandal
Sam Clovis reportedly encouraged Papadopoulos to set up meetings with Russians WASHINGTON (October 31, 2017)— In yet another attack on science, President Trump has nominated Sam Clovis — a radio talk show host with no scien.
October 30th, 2017
CFS Sues Trump over Refusal to Disclose Secret California Water Deal Papers
Washington, DC – Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) sued the Trump Administration for refusing to turn over public documents concerning a controversial water mining project in the Mojave Desert.
October 12th, 2017
Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
PORTLAND, OR — Scientists from four national environmental-health organizations today called on the scientific journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology to retract a review downplaying glyphosate’s cancer risk because the revi.
October 10th, 2017
Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law
Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho DES MOINES, Iowa – Today a coalition of public interest groups and journalists led by the Animal Legal Def.
September 27th, 2017
More Than Half of Top 25 Restaurant Chains Commit to Responsible Antibiotics Use in Chicken, But Progress on Beef and Pork Still Lags
Annual Antibiotics Scorecard Shows KFC is Most Improved; - 11 Others Get Fs More than half of the top 25 chain restaurants in the U.S.
September 25th, 2017
Groups claim Trump Administration is violating federal law in allowing factory fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico New Orleans, LA (September 25, 2017) - A lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety (CFS) on behalf of a coalition of consumer, en.
September 20th, 2017
Victory! Court of Appeal Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Ends State’s Practice of Rubber-Stamping New Uses for Neonicotinoids San Francisco, CA — The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticid.
September 7th, 2017
VICTORY! USDA Releases GMO Labeling Study
USDA publishes controversial QR Code analysis days after CFS lawsuit forcing release - Study Highlights Numerous Problems with QR Code Labeling - Just twelve days after Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit against the Trump Admin.
August 27th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Sues Trump Administration Over GE Food Labeling
Important Study on “QR” Code Labeling Option Being Unlawfully Withheld from the Public Washington, DC — Today Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure.
August 24th, 2017
McDonald’s Shares its Vision for Global Phase-out of Critical Antibiotics
Today, McDonald’s released an updated version of its Global Vision for Antibiotic Stewardship in Food Animals , providing a clear framework for how the company plans to address routine use of medically important antibiotics by its meat an.
August 21st, 2017
Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Delta Tunnels Project in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A coalition of conservation groups today sued the California Department of Water Resources over its approval of the controversial Delta tunnels project.
August 10th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Sues Trump Administration to Protect Washington’s Coastal Waters
Federal permit for massive shellfish aquaculture expansion will harm tidal ecosystems, human health Portland, OR —Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Trump administration, through its U.S.
August 7th, 2017
Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
After 97 Percent Decline, Species Faces Extinction Without Help SAN FRANCISCO—The Trump administration today rejected a petition to protect imperiled Pacific bluefin tuna under the Endangered Species Act.
July 13th, 2017
Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Varieties of Macaroni and Cheese Powders
On National Macaroni and Cheese Day, July 14, National Coalition Urges Kraft Heinz to Lead the Industry by Pledging to Eliminate Any and All Sources of Phthalates NATIONWIDE —Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese p.
July 10th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Demands Trump Administration Close Pesticide Loopholes
Legal filing claims current review process neglects real-world impacts of whole pesticide formulations WASHINGTON, DC — Today Center for Food Safety filed a formal legal rulemaking petition calling for a much-needed overhaul of how .
July 6th, 2017
Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees
A Quarter of a Million People Say NO to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Washington, DC —Well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.