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May 14th, 2018
| GE Food Labeling
| 2018 Proposed GE Labeling Rule: Summary
2018 Proposed GE Labeling Rule: Summary
On May 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its long-awaited proposed regulations for the mandatory disclosure of foods produced using genetic engineering (GE).
April 24th, 2018
Real-World Biotechnology: GMOs by the Numbers
With a veritable sea of ink spilled over the GMO issue, one is hard put to find facts as basic as "GMOs for what?" As it turns out, if you randomly plucked 10 GM plants from various countries where they are grown throughout the world, ch.
February 12th, 2018
| GE Foods
FAQs about Monsanto’s Dicamba-Resistant Crops and XtendiMax
Learn about the weed-killing pesticide – dicamba – that drifted rampantly to injure crops on millions of acres in the 2017 crop season.
January 9th, 2018
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Pollinator-Friendly Plants to Choose
Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates. While we may not know the exact cause of the disappearance, we do know that some pesticides are contributing to their decline.
December 7th, 2017
| Seeds
| Tell Trump: NO Dangerous Monsanto-Bayer Megamerger!
| Seed Saving Resources
6 Tips for Saving Seeds
Seed saving is fundamental to preserving biodiversity, plant genetic diversity, and protecting our food independence. For millennia, people around the world have been collecting, processing, storing, and saving seeds.
October 30th, 2017
| GE Foods
| Pollinators & Pesticides
CFS comments on the Arkansas State Plant Board’s Proposal to Restrict Dicamba Use
Twenty-five states have reported millions of acres of crops damaged this season by rampant drift of highly volatile dicamba herbicides applied to Monsanto’s genetically-engineered, dicamba-resistant crops.
October 27th, 2017
| GE Foods
| Organic & Beyond
How to Avoid GMO Tricks in Your Halloween Treats
Halloween is right around the corner, and you can avoid stomach-churning tricks in your treats by opting for Organic and non-GMO candy.
October 16th, 2017
| Food & Climate
9 Climate-Friendly Food Tips
This luscious looking fact sheet is sure to inspire you to take a bite out of climate change by making climate-friendly food choices every time you eat. Put a copy on your fridge today! DOWNLOAD THE FACTSHEET >>
October 12th, 2017
| Pollinator-Friendly Plants to Choose
| Hawaii Center for Food Safety
Hawaiʻi Pollinator-Friendly Plants Guide
A handy list for gardeners seeking to grow native and pollinator-friendly plants on the Hawaiian Islands! Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates.
August 24th, 2017
| Pollinators & Pesticides
| Organic & Beyond
Why Organic is Good for Pollinators
While there are several factors threatening the health of pollinators, there is an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence linking plummeting pollinator populations to pesticide use and illustrating the far reaching impacts that toxic synthetic p.
May 17th, 2017
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Neonicotonoid Study Index
A comprehensive index of peer-reviewed scientific studies over the past decade, which indicate adverse impacts from uses of neonicotinoid insecticides.
March 15th, 2017
| Water
Keeping Water Public: California's State Water Project
California’s recent drought has exposed deep problems with the state’s water infrastructure and sharpened conflicts over the state’s limited water supply, particularly between agriculture, ecosystems, and communities.
February 18th, 2017
Get Active! Find a Town Hall Near You
Keep up to date on the Trump Administrations actions on food, agriculture and the environment on our Trump Watch page >> Now more than ever it is imperative to be engaged and informed on the various issues facing our food system .
January 20th, 2017
| Hawaii Center for Food Safety
Pesticides in Paradise: Overview of the 2017 Hawaii Legislative Session Pesticide Disclosure and Buffer Zones Bills
Download In 2017, HCFS is re-introducing bills that require that the State of Hawaiʻi protect our keiki’s heath and environment from the unintended impacts of large-scale pesticide use by establishing buffer zones and requiring disc.
January 1st, 2017
| Hawaii Center for Food Safety
Pesticides in Paradise: Human Health at Risk Infographic
Did you know The American Academy of Pediatrics links fetal exposure to pesticides in utero and exposure in early life to neurobehavioral disorders like ADHD and autism, childhood cancers, adverse birth outcomes and asthma? This new infographic &a.