In yet another attack on science, President Trump has nominated Sam Clovis — a radio talk show host with no scientific or agricultural background and a history of making racist, sexist, and homophobic remarks — to be the chief scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Tell your Senators this is unacceptable.
Representatives John Conyers (D, MI) and Earl Blumenauer (D, OR) have introduced the Saving America's Pollinators Act (H.R. 3040), which would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take immediate action to protect bees and other pollinators by suspending the use of neonicotinoid insecticides. Tell your Representative to support the Saving America’s Pollinators Act!
CFS filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration on August 27th for withholding a required study on the feasibility of electronic disclosure for labeling of GE foods. Now, just 12 days after the suit was filed, the USDA has released the study!
While Trump’s EPA put corporate profits over public health, Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico (D) has introduced a bill that would outlaw chlorpyrifos. The bill is called the Protect Children, Farmers and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2017 (S. 1624). Tell your senators to protect our kids and ban this toxic pesticide once and for all!
Sign our petition to KleanUpKraft. New laboratory test results show the presence of a group of toxic chemicals called phthalates linked to harm in pregnant women and children in samples of eight of the nine cheese products tested from Kraft.
Center for Food Safety, Consumers Union, Friends of the Earth and others just released the 3rd annual Chain Reaction report ranking the top 25 U.S. restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies. Eleven companies received an “F” in this year’s scorecard. Sign the petition urging them to rid their meat and poultry of routine antibiotics!
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 to stop watering our food with toxic oil wastewater!