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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.
November 18th, 2015
Alarming Public Health Study Documents Effects of Bee-killing Insecticides on People in Japan
Center for Food Safety Concerned Rural Americans Face Similar Risks WASHINGTON, DC (November 18, 2015)— From 2006 to 2014, Japanese doctors documented a new cluster of symptoms reported by hundreds of rural Japanese people: patients s.
November 16th, 2015
Concerned Americans Urge White House to Overhaul GMO Regulations by the Thousands
Over 130,000 people call for more rigorous oversight and labeling WASHINGTON, DC — Late Friday, over 130,000 individuals, along with leading environmental, food safety, and farmer groups, submitted comments calling for an overhaul of.
November 12th, 2015
Major Flaws in European Glyphosate Assessment
WASHINGTON, DC (November 12, 2015)— Center for Food Safety is very disappointed by the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) assessment of the weed-killer glyphosate, released today.
November 12th, 2015
Costilla County, CO Introduces GMO-Free Zone to Protect Traditional Farmers
SAN LUIS, COLORADO (November 12, 2015)— THE CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY (CFS) is proud to support a new ordinance introduced today in Costilla County, Colorado that would establish a “Center of Origin” GMO-Free Zone of Prot.
November 10th, 2015
Advocacy Groups Call for Halt to Open Air Field Trials of Genetically Engineered Moths
Inadequate regulation of GE insects poses threat to wildlife, farmers, and consumers Contact: - Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, 202-547-9359, aseiler@centerforfoodsafety.
November 2nd, 2015
Analysis: California's Poorest Counties Hit Hardest by Spraying of Glyphosate
54 Percent of 'Probable Carcinogen' Pesticide Applied in Eight Poorest Counties OAKLAND, Calif.
October 26th, 2015
Lawsuit Challenging EPA Approval of Harmful Herbicide Advances
Contact: - Abigial Seiler, Center for Food Safety, 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.org - Betsy Lopez-Wagner, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2159, blopez-wagner@earthjustice.
October 22nd, 2015
Victory! Pop Weaver to Remove Neonicotinoids from Popcorn Supply in Response to Public Pressure
Just a week after the launch of a CFS campaign, the popcorn giant has made a precedent setting commitment to phase out bee-toxic seed coatings WASHINGTON, DC (October 22, 2015)— Center for Food Safety (CFS) today congratulated Pop Wea.
October 20th, 2015
Subway Responds to Public Pressure, Details Plans to Remove Antibiotics from Meat Supply
October 20, 2015 (WASHINGTON, DC)-- Center for Food Safety (CFS) today commended Subway Restaurants for announcing its plan to eliminate the use of antibiotics in much of the company’s meat supply chain.