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Legal Actions

April 9th, 2020
CFS and Allies Sue Majestic Dairy Over Drinking Water Contamination
April 6th, 2020
CFS and Food and Water Watch Sue USDA Over New Swine Inspection System (NSIS)
March 4th, 2020
CFS and allies NOI to sue View Point Dairy in Yakima, WA
February 12th, 2020
CFS and Allies Sue the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Over Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Response Delays and Redactions
January 5th, 2020
CFS and Allies' Notice of Intent to Sue Majestic Farm
December 4th, 2019
CFS Petition Urging the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service to Strengthen the National Residue Program
June 28th, 2017
CFS, Community Groups Sue Idaho-based Big Island Dairy for Polluting Hawaii Waters with Animal Waste
January 13th, 2016
Coalition challenges North Carolina "Anti-Sunshine" ag-gag law
September 29th, 2015
CFS, groups sue to overturn controversial Wyoming data-censorship laws
January 28th, 2015
Coalition of environmental, humane and community organizations files two lawsuits against Environmental Protection Agency for failing to address air pollution from factory farms.
November 6th, 2014
Lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity against FDA over ractopamine in pigs
June 11th, 2014
CFS files amicus brief in support of State of California, Humane Society and Association of California Egg Farmers in case over ban of battery cage eggs.
April 21st, 2014
CFS and ALDF file Amicus Brief in Support of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)
March 18th, 2014
CFS and Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court Over Controversial Idaho "Ag Gag" Law
December 17th, 2013
CFS amicus brief filed on behalf of CFS, Public Justice, Healthy Food Action, and Food & Water Watch in Utah District Court in support of Animal Legal Defense Fund et al. in their lawsuit challenging Utah's "ag gag" law
October 7th, 2013
CFS, Public Interest Groups Sue FDA Demanding Records on Controversial Animal Growth Drugs Under Freedom of Information Act
August 28th, 2013
Coalition sues Environmental Protection Agency challenging the Agency's withdrawal of a proposed rule that would have allowed EPA to collect basic information, like locations and animal population sizes, from factory farms
August 2nd, 2013
Groups Ask Judge to Uphold Limits on Factory Farm Pollution Under the Clean Water Act
July 31st, 2013
CFS Files Appeal in Texas to Require State Enforcement of Basic Sanitation Requirements at Large Egg Producers
May 1st, 2013
CFS files lawsuit to Force FDA to Protect Public Health and Ban Arsenic in Feed for Chicken, Turkey, and Hogs
March 15th, 2013
Legal petition to FDA filed by CFS and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy asking FDA to halt antibiotic use in fuel byproduct sold as animal feed
December 20th, 2012
CFS files legal petition with FDA calling for immediate action on the use of ractopamine in US meat production
December 6th, 2012
CFS files motion to intervene in West Virginia factory farm lawsuit
December 8th, 2009
CFS and IATP file legal petition with FDA to suspend new approvals of arsenic-containing additives in animal feed