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December 17th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Native Bees & Our Food
Even though they don’t always get the credit they deserve, native bees are essential to many of the foods we eat.
December 15th, 2014
| Nanotechnology
Nano-Silver in Food and Food Contact Products
Center for Food Safety has identified dozens of applications of nano-silver in food and food-related products.
December 5th, 2014
| Aquaculture
| Food Safety
Seafood Safety and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Download the Fact Sheet The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade deal currently under negotiation among 12 nations—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, - Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United State.
October 2nd, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Managing Pests Safely Without Neonicotinoids: For Homes, Schools, and Other Indoor/Outdoor Areas
Created by our partners at Beyond Pesticides for our joint BEE Protective campaign, this fact sheet gives you the tips you need to avoid bee-toxic neinicotinoid pesticides in your home, yard and schools.
September 19th, 2014
| GE Foods
Debunking Popular Myths about GE Crops Portrayed in the Media
The recent article, “ Seeds of Doubt ,” in the August 25, 2014 issue of The New Yorker by Michael Specter echoes common myths about genetically engineered (GE) crops and omits legitimate scientific critiques of the technology.
August 26th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
FAQs on the Monarch Butterfly Endangered Species Act Petition
Frequently asked questions on the Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity's legal petition to protect The monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.
August 11th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Mythbusting Neonicotinoids: Industry's Favorite Talking Points, Debunked
MYTH: There are no studies that link neonicotinoids to widespread bee losses. - TRUTH: There is a wealth of independent, peer-reviewed scientific literature linking expo-sure to neonicotinoids to bee deaths and poor bee health.
June 10th, 2014
| GE Food Labeling
| GE Foods
GE Food Labeling: States Take Action
In 2011, Center for Food Safety submitted a formal legal petition to the - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of over 650 companies and organizations demanding that FDA require the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
May 7th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
| GE Foods
Infographic: Monsanto Vs. Monarchs
View the full-size Infographic Here! (JPG) - Download the PDF Here Monarch Infographic Citations: Monarch butterfly population is by far lowest ever recorded: - WWF Press Release, January 29th 2014: https://worldwildlife.
January 30th, 2014
| GE Foods
"Agent Orange" Crops: The Next Stage in the Chemical Arms Race
Agricultural biotechnology companies such as Dow Chemical and Monsanto have recently created new genetically engineered (GE) crops to be resistant to highly toxic herbicides, including 2,4-D, one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange, the deadly c.
January 27th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Monarch Butterflies and Pesticide Promoting Crops
Like managed honey bees and native bees, moths and butterflies are also important pollinators. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists nearly 40 pollinator species as threatened or endangered, and several more are currently being considered.
January 1st, 2014
| GE Foods
| GE Food Labeling
| Organic & Beyond
True Food Shoppers Guide to Avoiding GE Food
Which supermarket foods are genetically engineered? This is probably the most urgent question the public has about these novel foods. Opinion polls show that up to 90 percent of the American public wants GE foods labeled.
October 30th, 2013
| Food & Climate
Infographic: Our Primary Carbon Sinks
This Cool Foods infographic lets you visualize our three primary carbon sinks: the atmosphere, the oceans and terrestrial life and quantifies how much CO2 has been absorbed by each of them since the Industrial Revolution.
May 10th, 2013
| Animal Factories
Animal Factories: Antibiotics in Distillers Grains
Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a serious public health concern—and the use of antibiotics in animal feed is a primary source of the problem.
May 1st, 2013
| Animal Factories
| Food Safety
Animal Factories: Arsenic
Chicken, pork, and turkey are among the most heavily consumed meats in America. From 1966 to 2000, annual chicken consumption rose 253 percent, from 32.1 to 81.2 pounds per person.
April 10th, 2013
| GE Food Labeling
| GE Foods
Genetically Engineered Food: The Labeling Debate
If you want to know if your food contains gluten, aspartame, - high fructose corn syrup, trans-fats or MSG, you simply read the ingredients label.