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June 13th, 2016
Food Movement Leaders Slam Biases in So-called “Smart” Labels
GMO labeling plan fails to address poverty, rural communities and lack of connectivity WASHINGTON— Three of the largest organizations in America’s food movement have united in a broad campaign to inform the U.S.
June 6th, 2016
E.U. Countries Delay Approval of Toxic Chemical in RoundUp
Representatives from E.U. countries postpone vote on authorizing use of glyphosate WASHINGTON — Today in Brussels representatives from the European Union (E.U.
May 27th, 2016
Dangerous Superbug Detected in the U.S. for the First Time
Bacteria resistant to a critical, last-resort antibiotic have been found in at least one person and one pig. WASHINGTON —Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that E.
May 25th, 2016
Report Offers Hope to Hawai‘i Residents Eager for Upgrades to State’s Pesticide Regulations
HONOLULU— Today the Kaua‘i Joint Fact Finding Study Group (JFFSG) released a report concluding that the state’s current regulation of pesticides is inadequate.
May 20th, 2016
New UK Report Supports Strong Action on Antibiotics in Ag
United States lagging behind in setting standards for curbing antibiotic resistance.
May 15th, 2016
Groups Slam Feds for Weak Review of GMO Mosquito Risks
FDA assessment of plan to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in Florida Keys inadequate.
May 10th, 2016
Honey Bee Colonies See Record Losses of 44% during Past Year
Beekeepers report catastrophic loss in annual nationwide government survey.
May 9th, 2016
Macalester College Signs Resolution to 'Bee' Friendly
College Joins Growing Number of Institutions Certified by Center for Food Safety under BEE Protective Campaign. WASHINGTON– Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates Macalester College in St.
May 5th, 2016
Hawai‘i State Legislature Provides Landmark State-Funded Tax Credit Supporting Organic Farmers
HONOLULU— Hawai‘i lawmakers hope to strengthen and expand the state’s organic farming sector after passing unprecedented legislation.
April 27th, 2016
Antioch College becomes Official Bee-Friendly, Neonic-Free Campus
Center for Food Safety Certifies under BEE Protective Campaign. WASHINGTON– Center for Food Safety (CFS) celebrates Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio for becoming a designated neonicotinoid-free campus.
April 12th, 2016
A Miracle For Bees
Scott’s Miracle-Gro to remove bee-killing chemicals from Ortho-brand products.
April 7th, 2016
USDA Proposes Organic Animal Welfare Regulations
New rule would hold organic food animal production to higher standards.
April 4th, 2016
Villanova University becomes Official Bee-Friendly, Neonic-Free Campus
Center for Food Safety Certifies Second University Under BEE Protective Campaign. Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania on becoming a designated neonicotinoid-free campus.
March 31st, 2016
Groups Sue to Force FDA to Act on Chemical in Food Packaging
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Center for Food Safety, on behalf of themselves and four other public health and environmental organizations, sued the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today to force it to act on a petition to ban perchlo.
March 31st, 2016
Lawsuit Challenges FDA’s Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon
Coalition of Fishing, Consumer, and Environmental Groups Say First-ever Approval of Laboratory-Created Food Animal Violated Laws and Ignored Risks to Wild Salmon and Fishing Communities A broad coalition of environmental, consumer, and commer.
March 22nd, 2016
Another Victory for Consumers: MARS to Label GE Ingredients
Major food producer says it will include clear labeling on all packaging Mars, Incorporated has announced it will introduce clear, on-package labeling on its products that contain genetically engineered (GE, also known as GMO) ingredients.