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August 16th, 2021
Farmworkers and Conservationists' Lawsuit Seeking to Remove Roundup from the Market Moves Forward
Newly Revealed Documents Show EPA Covered Up Cancer Risk Concerns

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed its reply brief in the ongoing lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) approval of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer's flagship Roundup weedkiller.  

"EPA fai…

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July 29th, 2021
Monsanto-Bayer to End U.S. Residential Sales of Toxic Pesticide Glyphosate
July 26th, 2021
Conservationists and Farmers Sue Over Trump Administration Removal of Most Genetically Engineered Organism Regulation

SAN FRANCISCO—Today Center for Food Safety (CFS) and allied plaintiffs filed a new federal lawsuit challenging the 2020 decision by the Trump administration's Department of Agriculture's (USDA) to eliminate most genetically engineered (GE) organism oversi…

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December 21st, 2020
Farmers, Conservation Groups Challenge EPA's Unlawful Re-approval of Dangerous, Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide
Dicamba Drift Has Damaged Soybeans, Orchards, Trees, Gardens On a Scale Never Before Seen in History of U.S. Agriculture

SAN FRANCISCO—Four public interest groups filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rushed re-approval of products containing the dangerous, drift-prone dicamba pesticide.

Over the past four years, the dicamba products spray…

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December 7th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Opposes Tom Vilsack's Potential Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture

(Washington, D.C.) According to Politico and several other news outlets, President-elect Joe Biden is strongly considering picking former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to return as head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture next year…

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June 2nd, 2014
Groups call on Ecover and Method to drop extreme genetic engineering plans

Consumer, environmental, farming groups say synthetic biology is not natural or sustainable

In an open letter released today, 17 national and international consumer, environmental, women’s health and farming groups called on leading “natural” cleaning and personal care products …

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March 13th, 2014
GE Alfalfa: Why Did USDA Ignore Environmental and Economic Harms?

Center for Food Safety Sues USDA Over Missing Documents

Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit late yesterday demanding the release of federal documents which may uncover undue political pressure over USDA’s decision to approve geneti…

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