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January 13th, 2016
Coalition Sues North Carolina over Constitutionality of ‘Anti-Sunshine’ Law
Law challenged on First Amendment, Equal Protection, Due Process Grounds Raleigh, N.C.
January 13th, 2016
National and Local Groups Oppose New Industrial Fish Farming Regulations
Department of Commerce approves new rules allowing offshore aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico New Orleans, LA –Today, consumer, environmental, and sustainable fishing and farming organizations expressed their strong opposition to new fe.
January 8th, 2016
Campbell’s Becomes First Major U.S. Company to Label GMOs
Congress must uphold highest standard in labeling, as modeled by Vermont and Campbell’s WASHINGTON, DC—Center for Food Safety today applauded Campbell’s Soup Company for its decision to label those of its products t.
January 6th, 2016
Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds
Widespread and unregulated use of insecticide threatens bees, birds, livelihoods and ecosystems WASHINGTON, DC — Center for Food Safety, on behalf of several beekeepers, farmers and sustainable agriculture and conservation groups, fi.
January 5th, 2016
Lawsuit Launched for Endangered Species Act Protection of Monarch Butterflies
WASHINGTON— Two environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.
December 29th, 2015
Judge Signals Wyoming’s Data Trespass Laws Likely Unconstitutional
Ruling on Motions, Judge Expresses First Amendment Free Speech Concerns CHEYENNE, WY (December 29, 2015) – A federal judge noted “serious concerns and questions” about the constitutionality of Wyoming’s co.
December 22nd, 2015
Victory! Jackson County, Oregon GE-Free Zone Successfully Protected From Legal Challenge
Federal Court Decision Upholding County Ordinance Will Not Be Appealed Medford, OR – Today a Federal Judge in Oregon approved a consent decree , or court-approved settlement, protecting Jackson County Oregon’s &ldquo.
December 16th, 2015
Public Pressure and Allies in Congress Keep “Rider” Blocking State Labeling of GMOs Out of Spending Bill
WASHINGTON, DC— Center for Food Safety today praised Congress for not including a policy rider in the must-pass federal omnibus spending bill that would have blocked states from implementing mandatory genetically engineered (GE) food labe.
December 8th, 2015
Major Japanese and American Consumer Groups Oppose Genetically Engineered Salmon
TOKYO, JAPAN ( December 8 , 2015)— Today, Center for Food Safety and the Seikatsu Club Consumers’ Co-operative Union (SCCCU) of Japan, jointly opposed the commercialization of the genetically engineered (GE) salmon recently a.
December 3rd, 2015
World Soil Day Can Bring Hope to Climate Talks
Center for Food Safety champions potential of soil carbon sequestration at official Paris climate negotiations View Soil Solutions to Climate Problems Released in Paris PARIS, FRANCE (December 3, 2015)— Center for Food Sa.
December 2nd, 2015
New Poll: Nearly Nine in 10 Americans Want Labels on GMO Food
Strong Support for Labels Crosses Party Lines WASHINGTON - By an overwhelming margin, American voters say consumers should have the right to know if their food is genetically modified, with 89 percent in support of mandatory GMO labeling, acco.
November 25th, 2015
Victory! Pop Secret Becomes Second Company to Remove Neonicotinoids from Popcorn Supply in Response to Public Pressure
Popcorn giant commits to following Pop Weaver’s lead in commitment to phase out bee-toxic seed coatings November 25, 2015 ( WASHINGTON, DC )— Center for Food Safety (CFS) today congratulated Pop Secret, owned by Diamond Fo.
November 25th, 2015
EPA Pulls Registration for Dow’s Enlist Duo Herbicide Citing High Toxicity Levels
Toxic pesticide banned on genetically engineered crops Washington D.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), responding to litigation, has announced it is revoking the registration of “Enlist Duo.
November 24th, 2015
Costco will not sell GMO salmon
Coalition demands labeling in wake of FDA approval WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the heels of FDA’s approval of GMO salmon , the third largest retailer in the U.S.
November 23rd, 2015
UN Must Include Soil Health in Climate Mitigation Strategies
Center for Food Safety goes to UN Climate talks to highlight potential of carbon sequestration through healthy soils WASHINGTON, DC (November 23, 2015)— Center for Food Safety (CFS) is calling on world leaders to recognize agro-ecolog.
November 19th, 2015
FDA Approves First Genetically Engineered Animal for Human Consumption Over the Objections of Millions
Center for Food Safety to File Lawsuit Challenging “Dangerous and Unlawful” Decision WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2015) – Center for Food Safety today announced plans to sue the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to.