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May 18th, 2018
Organic Stands in Jeopardy in New Version of Farm Bill – CFS Statement
Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee will markup the chamber's version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which includes a dangerous provision that could mean long-lasting damage to organic integrity.
June 5th, 2018
Bayer to Drop the Monsanto Name After Takeover
  Bayer to Drop the Monsanto Name After Takeover This week, the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto by the German pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer will be finalized. Today, Bayer announced that it will retire the U.S.
May 25th, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Delta Plan's Water Exports to Southern California
Photo credit: Daniel Parks/Flickr  Lawsuit Challenges Delta Plan's Water Exports to Southern California -   SACRAMENTO, CA — A coalition of environmental groups today sued the California Delta Stewardship Council for amending the st.
May 30th, 2018
Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition for Farmers, Eaters and the Environment
Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition for Farmers, Eaters and the Environment   Bayer Divestitures to BASF Offer No Relief Merger Will Likely Intensify Pesticide Use, Pollution Yesterday, the Department of Justice (DoJ) appr.
May 18th, 2018
Nightmare Farm Bill Derailed – CFS Statement
Today, the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass their 2018 Farm Bill, which included provisions to boost Big Ag and pesticide companies and overturn environmental and public health protections.
May 3rd, 2018
Proposed Regulations for GMO Food Labeling Could Leave Millions of Americans in the Dark
Rules propose options which discriminate against low-income, elderly, and minorities; could allow for many GMO foods to go unlabeled WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S.
May 2nd, 2018
Advocates Sue FDA to Force Decision on Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Popular Foods
Advocates Sue FDA to Force Decision on Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Popular Foods - FDA failed to act on petition to prohibit harmful chemicals used to flavor baked goods, candy, ice cream, and other foods SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today a coa.
April 21st, 2018
219,210 Americans Call on EPA to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides
219,210 Americans Call on EPA to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides - - Groups deliver hundreds of thousands of comments to EPA Headquarters for neonicotinoid comment period Washington, D.C.
April 19th, 2018
CFS and State of California Win Appeal Affirming Listing of Glyphosate Pesticide as Probable Carcinogen Under Proposition 65
CFS and State of California Win Appeal Affirming Listing of Glyphosate Pesticide as Probable Carcinogen Under Proposition 65 Ruling rejects Monsanto's latest attempt to keep consumers in the dark about the hazards of glyphosate SAN FRA.
April 18th, 2018
Community Groups Condemn Latest Spill of Cow Manure into Local Waterways
Community Groups Condemn Latest Spill of Cow Manure into Local Waterways - Water Samples Reveal Discharge is Part of Repeated, Unlawful Pollution Endangering the Environment and Public Health  OOKALA, HAWAII — Residents of Ookala are outr.
April 12th, 2018
Environmentalists and Farmers Seek Court Decision Halting Use of Dow's "Agent Orange" Pesticide
Environmentalists and Farmers Seek Court Decision Halting Use of Dow's "Agent Orange" Pesticide New Filings Reveal Enlist Duo Unlawfully Approved by Trump EPA, Will Harm Endangered Species and Non-GMO Crops WASHINGTON, D.C.
April 9th, 2018
VICTORY! Washington Wildlife and Waters Saved from Neurotoxic Pesticides
VICTORY! Washington Wildlife and Waters Saved from Neurotoxic Pesticides State Denies Permit to Shellfish Growers to Spray Neonics On Oyster and Clam Beds in Willapa Bay as "Too Risky for Washington's Environment" Willapa Bay.
March 22nd, 2018
Organic Advocates and Farmers Sue over Trump Withdrawal of Widely-Supported Organic Livestock Welfare Rule
Organic Advocates and Farmers Sue over Trump Withdrawal of Widely-Supported Organic Livestock Welfare Rule Nonprofits Challenge New Trump View of Organic that Would Gut the Label SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, nonprofit public interest organ.
March 22nd, 2018
Hawaiʻi House Finance Committee Advances Landmark Pesticide Regulation Bill
Hawaiʻi House Finance Committee Advances Landmark Pesticide Regulation Bill - The Hawaiʻi House Finance Committee strengthened and unanimously passed SB 3095 SD1 HD1 , the pesticide regulation bill, yesterday.