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June 1st, 2020
Center for Food Safety Commits to Fight for Racial Justice and an Equitable Food System
Center for Food Safety Commits to Fight for Racial Justice and an Equitable Food System
Center for Food Safety Commits to Fight for Racial Justice and an Equitable Food System  We are witnessing a nation in mourning as people from all walks of life, including the environmental movement, come together to condemn the institutional r.
May 18th, 2020
Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs Are a "Free for All" for Chemical Corporations
Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs Are a
Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs Are a "Free for All" for Chemical Corporations   Genetically engineered crops no longer subject to agency oversight or evaluation of harms Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Dept.
May 15th, 2020
Statement on Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs
Statement on Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs
Statement on Newly Finalized Federal Regulations on GMOs Washington, D.C. —Center for Food Safety (CFS) condemns the U.S.
May 8th, 2020
California Executive Order Applies Pesticide Protections for Children Schooling from Home
California Executive Order Applies Pesticide Protections for Children Schooling from Home
California Executive Order Applies Pesticide Protections for Children Schooling from Home Sacramento, CA —Yesterday, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued an executive order to all county agricultural commissioners (C.
May 5th, 2020
Food Safety and Worker Advocacy Organizations File Legal Action to Implement Mandatory Worker Safety Standards at Meatpacking Facilities
Food Safety and Worker Advocacy Organizations File Legal Action to Implement Mandatory Worker Safety Standards at Meatpacking Facilities
Food Safety and Worker Advocacy Organizations File Legal Action to Implement Mandatory Worker Safety Standards at Meatpacking Facilities  5,000 meat and poultry plant workers have been sickened by COVID-19, but most facilities show no signs of.
April 22nd, 2020
Coalition Calls on Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to Address Mega-dairy Emissions
Coalition Calls on Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to Address Mega-dairy Emissions
Coalition Calls on Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to Address Mega-dairy Emissions New Executive Order from Governor Brown directing agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions should apply to emissions from mega-dairies Salem, O.
April 15th, 2020
DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farms Held in Contempt for Continuing to Pollute Despite Court Order
DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farms Held in Contempt for Continuing to Pollute Despite Court Order
DeRuyter Dairy Factory Farms Held in Contempt for Continuing to Pollute Despite Court Order YAKIMA, WA: Yesterday, Judge Thomas O.
April 9th, 2020
Groups File Suit Against Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Groups File Suit Against Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Groups File Suit Against Dairy for Endangering Public Health   Community groups and Center for Food Safety sue Majestic Dairy for polluting neighbors' drinking water YAKIMA, WA — Today, Center for Food Safety, Community Association .
April 6th, 2020
New Swine Rules So Dangerous They Could Spur Another Zoonotic Pandemic
New Swine Rules So Dangerous They Could Spur Another Zoonotic Pandemic
New Swine Rules So Dangerous They Could Spur Another Zoonotic Pandemic -   - Analysis of newly released data reveals the New Swine Inspection System eliminates critical animal and carcass inspection Washington, D.C.
March 20th, 2020
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide Ignoring science to side with Monsanto/Bayer, EPA has repeatedly failed to assess glyphosate's impacts on public health and endangered species .
March 18th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Filed Lawsuit Against FDA Challenging Decision to Approve Genetically Engineered Soy Protein Found in the Impossible Burger
Center for Food Safety Filed Lawsuit Against FDA Challenging Decision to Approve Genetically Engineered Soy Protein Found in the Impossible Burger
Center for Food Safety Filed Lawsuit Against FDA Challenging Decision to Approve Genetically Engineered Soy Protein Found in the Impossible Burger   FDA's Decision Not Based on "Convincing Evidence" that Regulation Requires .
March 13th, 2020
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half Population Overwintering in Mexico Falls Well Below Extinction Threshold Final Decision For Endangered Species Act Protection Due Later This Year WASHINGTON, D.C.
March 3rd, 2020
Groups Notify Yakima Valley Factory Dairy of Intent to Sue for Endangering Public Health
Groups Notify Yakima Valley Factory Dairy of Intent to Sue for Endangering Public Health
Groups Notify Yakima Valley Factory Dairy of Intent to Sue for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take View Point Dairy to court for polluting neighbors' drinking water YAKIMA, WA: Today, Center f.
March 3rd, 2020
Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump's USDA over Organic Soil-less Loophole
Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump's USDA over Organic Soil-less Loophole
Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump's USDA over Organic Soil-less Loophole Organic Farming Requires Building Healthy Soils, Not Growing Food in Sterile "Hydroponic" Operations SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, Center for Food Safety.
March 2nd, 2020
New Scorecard Shows Hemp CBD Producers are Increasing Transparency and Moving Toward Organic Ingredients and Certification
New Scorecard Shows Hemp CBD Producers are Increasing Transparency and Moving Toward Organic Ingredients and Certification
New Scorecard Shows Hemp CBD Producers are Increasing Transparency and Moving Toward Organic Ingredients and Certification 89% of the Hemp CBD Companies Evaluated Publicly Post Test Results for Pesticides and Contaminants 72% claim to use o.