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February 12th, 2020
Groups Sue Farm Service Agency for Concealing Records on Funding of Industrial Animal Ag
Groups Sue Farm Service Agency for Concealing Records on Funding of Industrial Animal Ag FSA's history of withholding records from advocacy groups violates federal law and shields the provision of public funds from public scrutiny Wash.
February 11th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Requires FDA to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program by New Deadline
Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Requires FDA to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program by New Deadline Program intended to help FDA rapidly detect and respond to foodborne illness outbreaks Washington, D.C.
February 11th, 2020
Salmon Advocates Challenge Approval of Washington Net Pen Aquaculture
Photo: Steve Ringman, Seattle Times Salmon Advocates Challenge Approval of Washington Net Pen Aquaculture Puget Sound Fish Feedlot Would Jeopardize Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas February 11, 2020 — Conservation and environmental grou.
February 11th, 2020
Broad Coalition Releases Letter Demanding 'No' Vote on Weak CAFO Bill in Oregon
Broad Coalition Releases Letter Demanding 'No' Vote on Weak CAFO Bill in Oregon Groups oppose Oregon bill to tweak mega-dairy approval process because it paves the way for more mega-dairies instead of stopping them Salem, OR— Th.
February 6th, 2020
Center for Food Safety's Statement on Corteva's Decision to Terminate the Production of Chlorpyrifos
Photo: Corteva Agriscience Website Center for Food Safety's Statement on Corteva's Decision to Terminate the Production of Chlorpyrifos The agrichemical company Corteva Inc announced today it will be ending the production of chlorp.
January 30th, 2020
Siding with Monsanto/Bayer, Trump EPA Once Again Greenlights Roundup
Siding with Monsanto/Bayer, Trump EPA Once Again Greenlights Roundup -   - Ignoring science, EPA repeatedly fails to assess glyphosate's impacts on human health, endangered species Washington, D.C.
January 28th, 2020
Pollinator Petitioners ask Court for Permission to Join Lawsuit to Defend Fish and Game Commission Decision to Protect Four Native Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Pollinator Petitioners ask Court for Permission to Join Lawsuit to Defend Fish and Game Commission Decision to Protect Four Native Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act Science and Law Supports Commission's Decision to Li.
January 22nd, 2020
Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional
Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional Coalition wins major victory for animal protection, food and worker safety, and the First Amendment TOPEKA, Kan. - Today the U.S.
January 16th, 2020
Groups Petition EPA to Take Emergency Action On Chronic Groundwater Pollution in Rural Oregon
Groups Petition EPA to Take Emergency Action On Chronic Groundwater Pollution in Rural Oregon - - Oregon officials have failed to meaningfully address drinking water contamination for three decades, may approve a new mega-dairy in the area .
January 13th, 2020
New Consumer Lawsuit Challenges USDA's Dirty and Dangerous New Swine Inspection System
Photo credit: Food and Water Watch New Consumer Lawsuit Challenges USDA's Dirty and Dangerous New Swine Inspection System Center for Food Safety and Food & Water Watch just filed a lawsuit to protect consumers of pork products .
January 6th, 2020
Groups Poised to Sue Another Yakima Valley Factory Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Photo: Illustrative/Adobe Stock Groups Poised to Sue Another Yakima Valley Factory Dairy for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take Majestic dairy to court for polluting neighbors' drinking water .
January 10th, 2020
Center for Food Safety's Statement on Governor Newsom's Proposed Budget
Center for Food Safety's West Coast Director Rebecca Spector issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom's 2020-2021 budget proposal which was released today: "CFS applauds Governor Newsom for his commitment to hea.
December 6th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Petitions USDA to Restructure Its Weak Antibiotic Residue Testing Program
Center for Food Safety Petitions USDA to Restructure Its Weak Antibiotic Residue Testing Program Consumer Group Argues the Federal National Residue Testing Program is Outdated and Inaccurate Washington, D.C.
November 22nd, 2019
New Bill to Shine a Light on the Hidden Causes of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
New Bill to Shine a Light on the Hidden Causes of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Consumer Groups Applaud Effort to Give Food Safety Regulators Critically Needed Authority to Collect Microbiological Samples Washington D.C.
October 30th, 2019
REPORT: Most Fast Food Chains Get Poor Grades for Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef
REPORT: Most Fast Food Chains Get Poor Grades for Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef  "Biggest Wannabe" Award Goes to Wendy's; McDonald's Gets "Biggest Moover"  SAN FRANCISCO, CA —Most top fast food chains in t.
October 29th, 2019
Center for Food Safety, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging
Center for Food Safety, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging WASHINGTON  – Several environmental and public health advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court in New York to overturn the Food an.