CFS Launches Global Seed Network to Preserve, Protect, and Grow Seed Sovereignty and Food Security
The U.S. has lost 93 percent of its fruit and vegetable seed diversity in the last 80 years and, according to the U.N.
During my tenure as an intern with CFS, I’ve had the opportunity to research a wide variety of issues pertaining to our food system, such as pollinator health, animal production, and genetic engineering.
In the United States today, hunger impacts more than 42 million Americans. This is a national disgrace caused by poverty and income inequality. In the not-too-distant future, hunger could also be the result of climate change.
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The 2017 legislative session is closing this month.
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As we wrap up National Farmworker Awareness Week, many of us around the country are taking today as opportunity to celebrate one of the most important voices in the farmworker rights movement – Cesar Chavez .
Colleges are abuzz with pollinator-friendly practices
We are very excited that over the past year, numerous higher education institutions – including Antioch College , Villanova University , and Macalester College – have .
Sonny Perdue won't offer much promise for the future of our food system
The two largest recalls of contaminated peanuts in U.S. history occurred in Georgia under Sonny Perdue’s watch, and are linked to at least nine deaths.
I’m writing you this from the front lines of the state legislature here in Hawai‘i: another committee, another hearing, another conversation about the toxicity of pesticides and the role the state can/should/is/is not playing to .
On January 21, 2017 millions of people will come together in solidarity across the globe as a new administration begins. With 616 sister marches worldwide, the Women’s March on Washington is sure to be an historic event.
Rules Restricting Antibiotics Meant for Food Animals Are Now in Effect. They Won’t Be Enough.
For most animals raised for food in the United States, life is characterized by confinement in crowded, filthy conditions .
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