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November 20th, 2018
Polluting Industrial Dairy on Big Island To Shut Down
Polluting Industrial Dairy on Big Island To Shut Down Big Island Dairy says it will cease operations that unlawfully discharge manure, but continues to fail community OʻOKALA, HAWAII — As a result of a citizen suit by community group Ku.
November 1st, 2018
Halloween Night Tricks: Monsanto's XtendiMax Weed-Killer Re-Approved, Despite Continuing Rampant Drift Damage
Halloween Night Tricks: Monsanto's XtendiMax Weed-Killer Re-Approved, Despite Continuing Rampant Drift Damage Unprecedented Drift of the Toxic Herbicide Put Hundreds of Endangered Species at Risk and Damaged Millions of Acres of Crops in 2.
October 17th, 2018
Chain Reaction Report Urges Burger Restaurants to Beef up Policies to Eliminate Routine Use of Antibiotics
Chain Reaction Report Urges Burger Restaurants to Beef up Policies to Eliminate Routine Use of Antibiotics -   - 22 of the 25 largest burger chains get an "F" for failing to source beef raised without routine antibiotics Two growin.
October 16th, 2018
Conservation Organizations Seek Protection for California's Endangered Bumble Bees
Photo: Xerces Society / Stephanie McKnight Conservation Organizations Seek Protection for California's Endangered Bumble Bees SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, conservation and food safety groups filed a petition with the California Fish and .
October 15th, 2018
Food Safety Groups Sue FDA Over Failure to Address Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
  Food Safety Groups Sue FDA Over Failure to Address Foodborne Illness Outbreaks "High Risk" Foods Rules are Unlawfully Withheld by the Trump Administration, as Outbreaks Increase and Public Health is Threatened Washington, D.C.
October 10th, 2018
CFS Statement on FDA Removing Seven Carcinogenic Flavorings from Its Approved Food Additives List
CFS Statement on FDA Removing Seven Carcinogenic Flavorings from Its Approved Food Additives List American food safety standards just got safer, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to a 2016 Center for Food Safety (CFS) petition .
September 25th, 2018
Victory! Court Shuts Down Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico
Victory! Court Shuts Down Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico   Fishing and Public Interest Groups Stop Unprecedented Industrial Aquaculture Program New Orleans, LA – Today, Center for Food Safety, representing a coalition of fishing .
September 13th, 2018
Florence and Other Severe Storms Highlight the Hazards of CAFOs
Florence and Other Severe Storms Highlight the Hazards of CAFOs (Washington, D.C.) Hurricane Florence made landfall today, battering southern North Carolina with intense winds and heavy rains.
September 10th, 2018
Watchdogs Sue Metropolitan Water District Over Delta Tunnel Financing
Photo credit: Daniel Parks/Flickr   Watchdogs Sue Metropolitan Water District Over Delta Tunnel Financing MWD's planned rate hikes to pay for WaterFix Project violate Propositions 26 and 13 Los Angeles, CA — Food & Water .
September 6th, 2018
Legal Petition Urges Feds to End Toxic Agricultural Pesticide Use on Alabama Wildlife Refuge Complex
Legal Petition Urges Feds to End Toxic Agricultural Pesticide Use on Alabama Wildlife Refuge Complex Use of Pesticides Known to Harm Wildlife Conflicts with Refuge Mission DECATUR, Ala.
September 6th, 2018
Center for Food Safety Calls for Court Decision on GE Labeling Delay
Center for Food Safety Calls for Court Decision on GE Labeling Delay Consumer Group Seeks Court Ruling in Response to USDA's Failure to Issue GE Food Disclosure Rules San Francisco, CA.
August 22nd, 2018
Victory! Court Rejects Trump Administration's Claim that Organic Animal Standards Withdrawal Cannot Be Challenged
Victory! Court Rejects Trump Administration's Claim that Organic Animal Standards Withdrawal Cannot be Challenged Case Challenging Withdrawal of Organic Animal Welfare Regulations Moves Forward San Francisco, CA – Yesterday, the feder.
August 17th, 2018
California Supreme Court Upholds Placement of Glyphosate on State's Carcinogens List
California Supreme Court Upholds Placement of Glyphosate on State's Carcinogens List Justices Refuse to Hear Monsanto's Appeal to Remove the Roundup Ingredient from Proposition 65's List of Hazardous Chemicals San Francisco, .
August 10th, 2018
Jury Determines that Roundup Causes Cancer
Jury Determines that Roundup Causes Cancer Monsanto's Efforts to Discredit International Agency's Findings Fail San Francisco, CA – A jury reached a verdict in a personal liability lawsuit against Monsanto today, finding that M.
August 9th, 2018
CFS Statement on the Ninth Circuit Opinion Ordering EPA to Prohibit Chlopyrifos
CFS Statement on the Ninth Circuit Opinion Ordering EPA to Prohibit Chlopyrifos "The medical literature is clear. The public is clear. Now our laws are clear too.