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August 5th, 2018
Food Self-Sufficiency Doesn't Have to Damage Environment
This op-ed was originally published on Honolulu Civil Beat . Food Self-Sufficiency Doesn't Have to Damage Environment Despite the rhetoric of Big Ag, small-scale diversified agriculture is neither a joke nor a pipe dream.
August 2nd, 2018
How Can Consumers Find A Safe Sunscreen in the Age of Nanotechnology?
How Can Consumers Find A Safe Sunscreen in the Age of Nanotechnology? In July 2018, Hawaii's governor, David Ige, signed a law that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate starting in 2021.
June 29th, 2018
Thanks for taking the pledge!
Thank you for pledging to opt out of industrial meat! Download the Meatless Monday Burger E-Cookbook (pdf) for 10 delicious, meatless burger recipes perfect for your Fourth of July BBQ and beyond.
June 12th, 2018
Government Approval of Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Losing Proposition for Farmers, the Public and the Environment
On May 29, 2018, the Department of Justice (DoJ) gave its blessing to the mother of all agribusiness mergers, the union of pesticide-seed conglomerates Bayer AG and the Monsanto Company.
April 30th, 2018
Label Frankenfish!
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced new legislation, the Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (S.1528), which would require genetically engineered salmon to be labeled as "genetically engineered" or "GE.
April 30th, 2018
Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest premieres!
In 2015, the FDA approved genetically engineered salmon, the first ever GE animal to be approved for human consumption anywhere in the world.
April 22nd, 2018
4 Ways To Show The Earth You Care
We appreciate our planet, its ecosystem, and the food it produces. Here are 4 ways you can celebrate the Earth! Save the bees by choosing pollinator-friendly plants for your garden to provide bees with ample foraging opportunities.
February 22nd, 2018
Looking Back so We Can Move Forward: All of Us Have a Place in a Movement for a Pesticide-Free Future for Hawaiʻi
From left to right: Autumn Rae Ness, Senator Maile Shimabukuro, Lauryn Rego Hawaiian Sovereignty has a lot to do with food security in Hawai'i.
February 16th, 2018
Farmers and Environmentalists Sue Trump's EPA Over Approval of Monsanto's Disastrous Dicamba Pesticide
Originally published on Alternet . With the help of the federal government, Monsanto is set to make things worse. Last year's farm season was the first year Monsanto’s newly approved XtendiMax pesticide was used.
February 12th, 2018
FAQs About Monsanto's Dicamba-Resistant Crops and XtendiMax
For further documentation, see ¬Center for Food Safety’s comments to the Arkansas Plant Board on the State’s dicamba restrictions and Monsanto’s petition to rescind them What is XtendiMax? - XtendiMax is Monsanto’s formulation of di.
February 2nd, 2018
The Real State of the Union: 6 Ways Trump Is Bad for Food, Health and the Environment DUPLICATE
Trump has gutted regulations meant to protect our food and ecosystems. Read this on Alternet. One year down, three to go.
January 26th, 2018
5 Ways The Wonderful Company Misinforms Consumers about Oil Wastewater Use
The Wonderful Company, maker of Halos mandarins and POM products, continues to give consumers misleading information about their use of oil wastewater to irrigate crops.
January 3rd, 2018
2018: What's on Your Activist Wish List?
We’ll be honest: 2017 was a challenging year. The Trump Administration has been unrelenting in its attacks on food safety, environmental protections, climate justice, women and immigrant rights, and so many other values we hold dear.
December 14th, 2017
6 Podcasts You Can Sink Your Teeth Into
We can probably all agree that 2017 brought its share of ups and downs for the food movement.
November 22nd, 2017
Center for Food Safety To FDA: Tell the Truth About GMOs, Avoid Myths Put Out by Biotech Industry and its Followers
On November 14th, Center for Food Safety (CFS) testified at a public meeting held by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in San Francisco on the agency’s new Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative.