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September 20th, 2017
Victory! Court of Appeal Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Ends State’s Practice of Rubber-Stamping New Uses for Neonicotinoids San Francisco, CA — The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticid.
September 7th, 2017
VICTORY! USDA Releases GMO Labeling Study
USDA publishes controversial QR Code analysis days after CFS lawsuit forcing release - Study Highlights Numerous Problems with QR Code Labeling - Just twelve days after Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit against the Trump Admin.
August 27th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Sues Trump Administration Over GE Food Labeling
Important Study on “QR” Code Labeling Option Being Unlawfully Withheld from the Public Washington, DC — Today Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure.
August 24th, 2017
McDonald’s Shares its Vision for Global Phase-out of Critical Antibiotics
Today, McDonald’s released an updated version of its Global Vision for Antibiotic Stewardship in Food Animals , providing a clear framework for how the company plans to address routine use of medically important antibiotics by its meat an.
August 21st, 2017
Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Delta Tunnels Project in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A coalition of conservation groups today sued the California Department of Water Resources over its approval of the controversial Delta tunnels project.
August 10th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Sues Trump Administration to Protect Washington’s Coastal Waters
Federal permit for massive shellfish aquaculture expansion will harm tidal ecosystems, human health Portland, OR —Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Trump administration, through its U.S.
August 7th, 2017
Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection
After 97 Percent Decline, Species Faces Extinction Without Help SAN FRANCISCO—The Trump administration today rejected a petition to protect imperiled Pacific bluefin tuna under the Endangered Species Act.
July 13th, 2017
Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Varieties of Macaroni and Cheese Powders
On National Macaroni and Cheese Day, July 14, National Coalition Urges Kraft Heinz to Lead the Industry by Pledging to Eliminate Any and All Sources of Phthalates NATIONWIDE —Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese p.
July 10th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Demands Trump Administration Close Pesticide Loopholes
Legal filing claims current review process neglects real-world impacts of whole pesticide formulations WASHINGTON, DC — Today Center for Food Safety filed a formal legal rulemaking petition calling for a much-needed overhaul of how .
July 6th, 2017
Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees
A Quarter of a Million People Say NO to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Washington, DC —Well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.
June 30th, 2017
EPA must consider harm to endangered species when approving pesticides
Appellate Court reminds Agency to follow the law on new, harmful pesticides (Washington, D.C.) The D.C. Circuit court today affirmed that EPA must consider harm to imperiled species when it approves pesticides for use in the United States.
June 28th, 2017
Community Groups Sue Idaho-based Big Island Dairy for Polluting Hawaii Waters with Animal Waste
Lawsuit challenges industrial dairy’s illegal discharge of animal waste under the federal Clean Water Act HONOLULU, HAWAII — Community groups Kupale Ookala and Center for Food Safety sued the Idaho‑based dairy company B.
June 22nd, 2017
Nonprofits Sue 3rd Largest Poultry Co. for False Advertising of Drug-Contaminated Chicken
Sanderson Farms’ ‘100% Natural’ Advertising Claims Deceive Consumers, Threaten Public Health OAKLAND, CA —Three nonprofit groups filed suit today against Laurel, Miss.-based Sanderson Farms, Inc.
June 19th, 2017
Concerned Americans Say New GMO Regs Would Make Oversight Worse, Not Better
Nearly 100,000 people and 65 environmental, farm, and consumer groups call for more rigorous oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals WASHINGTON, DC —Today marks the close of three U.S.
June 19th, 2017
New Film to Promote Pollinator Protection Kicks Off Keep the Hives Alive Coalition’s 10th Annual National Pollinator Week
Beekeepers, farmers, farmworkers, scientists and bee advocacy groups make a buzz over government inaction on toxic pesticides WASHINGTON, DC— A coalition of beekeepers, farmers, farmworkers, scientists and bee protection advocates rel.
June 18th, 2017
Restaurants in Nation’s Capital Feature Foods Reliant on Pollinators for National Pollinator Week
Washington, DC —In recognition of the importance of pollinators to food production during National Pollinator Week, June 19-25, Beyond Pesticides and the Center for Food Safety are teaming up with restaurants in the Nation’s Cap.