Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for trick-or-treating fun! What it shouldn’t mean is worrying over whether or not we’re being tricked by candy producers into buying and eating potentially toxic treats. Unfortunately, many food companies are using unlabeled, untested nano ingredients in their candies - including Mars.
The use of oil wastewater for food irrigation is an urgent public health issue because of the potentially hazardous chemicals associated with all oil extraction processes – including toxic chemicals linked to cancer. Tell Wonderful Company and Bee Sweet Citrus to stop watering our food with toxic oil wastewater!
It’s no secret we love popcorn, In fact, Americans consume more than 16 billion quarts of popcorn each year. But we’re getting more than we bargained for in all those bowls of popcorn: bee-toxic pesticides. Thanks to your pressure, Pop Weaver and pop Secret have already agreed to phase out its use of neonics.Take action to urge Orville Redenbacher to follow their lead!
Preferred Popcorn, a fully farmer-owned company that provides popcorn to popular popcorn brands and movie theater concessions, is removing bee-toxic insecticides from their popcorn supply. Join us in thanking Preferred Popcorn for their leadership and commitment to bees and the environment!
Center for Food Safety, Consumers Union, Friends of the Earth and others just released the 2nd annual Chain Reaction report ranking the top 25 U.S. restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies.Sixteen companies received an “F” in this year’s scorecard. Sign the petition urging them to rid their meat and poultry of routine antibiotics!
Antibiotics have been misused in animal agriculture to promote growth, improve feed efficiency, and prevent the spread of diseases in crowded confinement conditions. That’s why we’re calling on the biggest fast food companies like In-N-Out to serve meat that is raised without the routine use of antibiotics and other drugs like beta agonists.
Bees are responsible for every one in three bites of food we eat, so we can’t afford to keep losing them. The EPA has the power to help bring back bee populations by restricting the use of bee-toxic pesticides. We must ramp up pressure on the EPA to act NOW. We’re aiming to reach 2 million petition signatures by June 22nd, but we need your help to reach our goal!
McDonald’s, Wendy's, and Gerber have already indicated that they don’t plan to use these GE apples. Burger King could be next. Sign the petition: Tell Burger King to commit to keeping GE apples out of its meals.
Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity—joined by Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Prof. Lincoln Brower—have just filed a groundbreaking legal action to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Sign the petition to extend ESA protection to monarchs!