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September 23rd, 2020
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases Agency and industry must evaluate cumulative health effects of classes of related food chemicals Washington, D.C.
September 22nd, 2020
Media Advisory: Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing
Media Advisory: Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing
Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing SEATTLE, WA— A challenge to permits allowing continued commercial fish farming in Puget Sound will be heard via Zoom on Thursday in King County Superior.
September 21st, 2020
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety FDA announces proposed rule to establish additional traceability methods for certain foods as required by FSMA Washington, D.C.
September 18th, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency Releases Interim Decision on Toxic Pesticide Atrazine
Environmental Protection Agency Releases Interim Decision on Toxic Pesticide Atrazine
Environmental Protection Agency Releases Interim Decision on Toxic Pesticide Atrazine Decision does not provide protections for public health, endangered species Niangua, Missouri—Today, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator .
September 16th, 2020
Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup
Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup
Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup WASHINGTON – Ten environmental, consumer, and pollinator protection organizations delivered signatures from 157,196 consumers to Home Depot and Lo.
September 8th, 2020
New Test Detects Canola Engineered With Gene-Editing Technology
New Test Detects Canola Engineered With Gene-Editing Technology
New Test Detects Canola Engineered With Gene-Editing Technology  Test method can be used for previously undetected GMO material in foods A coalition of civil society groups in Europe has announced the development of a new test for detecting.
August 26th, 2020
Over 65 Organizations Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-linked Roundup
Over 65 Organizations Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-linked Roundup
Over 65 Organizations Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to End Sales of Cancer-linked Roundup WASHINGTON – Sixty-six organizations representing over 7.
August 24th, 2020
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Center for Food Safety's Lawsuit Challenging the Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Center for Food Safety's Lawsuit Challenging the Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020, the U.S.
August 19th, 2020
750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Approved for Release in Florida Keys
750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Approved for Release in Florida Keys
750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Approved for Release in Florida Keys Community and environmental groups denounce decision citing environmental and health risks Marathon, FL—The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) y.
August 3rd, 2020
Victory! Court of Appeals Upholds Decision to Prohibit Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico
Victory! Court of Appeals Upholds Decision to Prohibit Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico
Victory! Court of Appeals Upholds Decision to Prohibit Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico   Fishing and Public Interest Groups Applaud Reversal of Unprecedented Industrial Aquaculture Program New Orleans, Louisiana —Today, the U.S.
July 29th, 2020
Nationwide Coalition Sues to Defend the People's Environmental Law
Nationwide Coalition Sues to Defend the People's Environmental Law
Nationwide Coalition Sues to Defend the People's Environmental Law Washington, D.C.
July 28th, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges "Bioengineered" GMO Food Labeling
Lawsuit Challenges
Lawsuit Challenges "Bioengineered" GMO Food Labeling Retailers and Advocates Argue Trump Rules Discriminate Against Tens of Millions of Americans, Exempt Most GMO foods, Mislead Consumers, and Restrict Retailer Speech (San Francisc.
July 22nd, 2020
Court of Appeals Decision on EPA Approval of Dow's Enlist Duo Pesticide
Court of Appeals Decision on EPA Approval of Dow's Enlist Duo Pesticide
Court of Appeals Decision on EPA Approval of Dow's Enlist Duo Pesticide   Statement from George Kimbrell, Legal Director of Center for Food Safety and Lead Counsel in the Case: Today's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision corr.
July 23rd, 2020
Court of Appeals Retains Protection for Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture
Court of Appeals Retains Protection for Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture
Court of Appeals Retains Protection for Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture Court Denies Stay of Decision Setting Aside Unlawful Permit for Commercial Shellfish Aquaculture   Seattle, WA.
July 22nd, 2020
Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes After Public Outcry
Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes After Public Outcry
Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes After Public Outcry Community and environmental groups applaud decision  Marathon, FL — The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) yesterday d.
July 15th, 2020
Court Penalizes DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farm for Continued Community Water Pollution
Court Penalizes DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farm for Continued Community Water Pollution
Court Penalizes DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farm for Continued Community Water Pollution Dairy Must Line Manure Lagoons and is Prohibited from Spraying Manure on Fields until Safe YAKIMA, WA—Yesterday, Judge Thomas O.