Please turn off your ad blocker to properly view this site. Thank you!
Donate
JOIN
Protecting Our Food, Farms & Environment
toggle menu
Campaigns
California
Pacific Northwest
Hawai'i CFS

Press Releases

January 26th, 2021
Coalition Calls for Urgent Action On Livestock Antibiotic Overuse
Coalition Calls for Urgent Action On Livestock Antibiotic Overuse
Coalition Calls for Urgent Action On Livestock Antibiotic Overuse ( Washington, D.C.
January 21st, 2021
Trump EPA Approves Use of Medically Important Antibiotic and Banned Pesticide to Address Citrus Greening Disease
Trump EPA Approves Use of Medically Important Antibiotic and Banned Pesticide to Address Citrus Greening Disease
Trump EPA Approves Use of Medically Important Antibiotic and Banned Pesticide to Address Citrus Greening Disease   Medically Important Antibiotic Streptomycin and Banned Pesticide Aldicarb to Be Allowed on Grapefruits and Oranges ( Washingto.
January 19th, 2021
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Lawsuit Challenging Labeling of Hydroponically-Grown Foods as Organic
Media Advisory: Public Oral Argument in Lawsuit Challenging Labeling of Hydroponically-Grown Foods as Organic
MEDIA ADVISORY Public Oral Argument in Lawsuit Challenging the Labeling of Hydroponically-Grown Foods as Organic ( San Francisco, Calif.
January 12th, 2021
Federal Court Rejects Bid by EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide Sulfoxaflor on Market Despite Known Risks to Endangered Species
Federal Court Rejects Bid by EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide Sulfoxaflor on Market Despite Known Risks to Endangered Species
Federal Court Rejects Bid by EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide Sulfoxaflor on Market Despite Known Risks to Endangered Species  (San Francisco, Calif.) The U.S.
December 21st, 2020
Farmers, Conservation Groups Challenge EPA's Unlawful Re-approval of Dangerous, Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide
Farmers, Conservation Groups Challenge EPA's Unlawful Re-approval of Dangerous, Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide
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.
December 18th, 2020
Farmworkers and Conservationists Ask Court to Remove Monsanto's Roundup from the Market
Farmworkers and Conservationists Ask Court to Remove Monsanto's Roundup from the Market
Farmworkers and Conservationists Ask Court to Remove Monsanto's Roundup from the Market Lawsuit Charges Trump Admin Unlawfully Ignored Cancer Risks and Ecological Damage (San Francisco, Cal.
December 9th, 2020
FDA's Outdated Lead Standards Put the Public's Health at Risk
FDA's Outdated Lead Standards Put the Public's Health at Risk
FDA's Outdated Lead Standards Put the Public's Health at Risk Health and environmental groups call for agency to take immediate action on lead exposure Today, a group of organizations sent a formal petition to the Food and Drug A.
December 16th, 2020
UPDATE: MAJOR VICTORY ON MONARCHS PROTECTION— Monarch Butterflies Put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
UPDATE: MAJOR VICTORY ON MONARCHS PROTECTION— Monarch Butterflies Put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection
UPDATE: MAJOR VICTORY ON MONARCHS PROTECTION Monarch Butterflies Put on Candidate Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection WASHINGTON, D.C.—Following yesterday's news that the U.S.
December 8th, 2020
Legal Challenge Filed to Push By EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide on Market
Legal Challenge Filed to Push By EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide on Market
 Legal Challenge Filed to Push By EPA, Pesticide Industry to Keep Bee-Killing Pesticide on Market (San Francisco, Cal.
December 7th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Opposes Tom Vilsack's Potential Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture
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.
December 7th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Decries EPA Proposed Interim Decision on Brain-Damaging Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
Center for Food Safety Decries EPA Proposed Interim Decision on Brain-Damaging Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
(December 7, 2020; Washington, D.C.) Last Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed interim decision on the toxic, brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos, effectively continuing its registration in the U.S.
November 23rd, 2020
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court November 23, 2020 —Cooke Aquaculture, the company responsible for the 2017 release.
November 20th, 2020
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act (November 20, 2020; Sacramento, Calif.
November 17th, 2020
New Survey: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Brought Unprecedented Awareness and Consensus Regarding Factory Farming Risks
New Survey: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Brought Unprecedented Awareness and Consensus Regarding Factory Farming Risks
NEW YORK—Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released data from a new public opinion surve y conducted by Lake Research Partners, showing that the COVID-19 crisis has elevated already high levels.
November 5th, 2020
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful Court rules Food and Drug Administration failed to analyze risks to endangered salmon from escape   Rejects far-reaching FDA claim it lacks duty to protect the environment from.