100,000+ signatures on White House petition decry GMO labeling bill
WASHINGTON— Today a petition calling on President Obama to veto a discriminatory GMO labeling bill surpassed the 100,000 signature threshold that demands the pre.
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Urges veto on basis of discrimination against poor, elderly and minorities
WASHINGTON— Today Reverend Jesse Jackson urged President Obama to veto the GMO labeling bill that is currently before the H.
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The Senate passed the DARK Act shortly after 11pm ET Thursday evening with a final vote of 63-30. The bill will now move to the House where CFS will continue the fight against this discriminatory legislation.
Cite dangers of Stabenow/Roberts Bill to organic
WASHINGTON— Organic organizations, farmer groups and companies around the nation representing millions of organic consumers and thousands of organic farmers have voiced their opposi.
Coalition of 70 groups condemn “compromise” bill that would keep the public in the dark
WASHINGTON— Today a national coalition of consumer, food safety, farm, environmental, and religious groups along with severa.
New bill promoting “smart labels” is biotech pass that would keep a third of Americans in the dark
WASHINGTON— Today members of the Senate Ag Committee released language for a bill that would deny one third of.
Film short highlights the critical importance of soil health in protecting the environment
SAN FRANCISCO— Soil Solutions to Climate Problems , a short film highlighting the potential power of improving soil health to grow healthy f.
Nonprofits laud decision upholding organic integrity as federal court closes pesticides loophole
SAN FRANCISCO— Synthetic pesticides are once again prohibited in compost used for organic production, thanks to a federal court in the.
National Keep the Hives Alive Tour visits Washington during Pollinator Week
WASHINGTON— National Pollinator Week begins today as beekeepers, farmers, scientists, food movement advocates and consumers around the country elevate the .
Justice sought for local communities impacted by toxic agrochemicals
HONOLULU— The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments today concerning whether federal and Hawai‘i state laws preempt l.
Thirty Groups, Plus CFS Warn of Political and Economic Consequences of QR Code Labeling
WASHINGTON— A national coalition of rural communities, represented by 30 organizations, has joined the efforts of the Center for Food Safety (CF.
Intervention granted in Monsanto lawsuit challenging the listing of Round-Up pesticide as cancer-causing
SAN FRANSISCO— Food movement leader and public interest group Center for Food Safety (CFS) will be able to defend the interes.
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