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Legal Actions

January 10th, 2020
GE Crops on Wildlife Refuges – Opposition Brief Challenging DOI's Motion to Dismiss CFS's Lawsuit
September 26th, 2019
CFS and CBD Challenge Trump Administration's Approval of Neonicotinoids and GE Crops on National Wildlife Refuges
August 20th, 2019
CFS and CBD Petition the EPA to Review Sulfoxaflor
July 10th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Demands Trump Administration Halt Pesticide Loopholes: CFS Legal filing claims current review process neglects real-world impacts of whole pesticide formulations
March 10th, 2016
Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity Send Letter of Complaint to the United States Department of Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
February 2nd, 2016
Citizen Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Seeking Policies to Protect Water Quality from Contamination by Neonicotinoid Insecticides
January 6th, 2016
CFS, beekeepers, farmers, public interest groups file lawsuit against EPA over neonicotinoid seed coatings
January 5th, 2016
CFS and Center for Biological Diversity File Notice of Violations of the Endangered Species Act for Failing to Make a Required Finding on the Petition to Protect the Monarch Butterfly
March 17th, 2015
Federal court ruling against use of neonicotinoid insecticides in National Wildlife Refuges in the Midwest region.
August 26th, 2014
Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity file legal petition to protect the Monarch Butterfly under the endangered species act
July 8th, 2014
CFS, Earthjustice, Pesticide Action Network and Beyond Pesticides challenged California’s illegal practice of approving new agricultural uses for neonicotinoid pesticides.
March 24th, 2014
Lawsuit launched to protect endangered species from dangerous new pesticide, cyantraniliprole
February 25th, 2014
Center for Food Safety Files Groundbreaking Legal Action to Protect National Wildlife Refuges
December 16th, 2013
CFS legal brief on behalf of numerous environmental, consumer and sustainable agriculture organizations in support of a lawsuit by the nation's major beekeeping associations against the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the registation of sulfoxaflor
March 31st, 2013
CFS lawsuit against EPA seeks suspension of the registrations of insecticides that have repeatedly been identified as highly toxic to honey bees, the neonicotinoids clothianidin and thiamethoxam
March 21st, 2012
CFS files emergency legal petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to suspend further use of a pesticide the agency knows poses harm to honey bees, and adopt safeguards to ensure similar future pesticides aren’t approved by the agency