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January 1st, 2013
| Organic & Beyond
National Organic Coalition Brochure (PDF)
As part of our work to protect the organic standards, the Center for Food Safety is a co-founder and member of the National Organic Coalition (NOC).
May 1st, 2012
| Food Safety
Foodborne Illness
Seems almost every week brings news of the latest food contamination or foodborne illness outbreak. If you’ve ever gotten sick with “stomach flu,” odds are you actually had food poisoning.
May 1st, 2012
| Food Safety
Nutrition, Obesity, & Processed Food
It's no secret that most Americans aren't the exactly the healthiest eaters. Decades of research has shown the connections between poor diet and health. Yet Americans continue to eat all the wrong foods.
January 15th, 2009
| GE Foods
Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
Council for Responsible Genetics - GENEWATCH - Volume 22 Issue 1 - Genetically Modified Foods - Jan‐Feb 2009 - WHY GM CROPS WILL NOT FEED THE WORLD - By Bill Freese - - Last spring marked a tipping point for rising global food prices.
June 1st, 2008
| GE Foods
Tainted Sugar
Sugar in the food we eat may soon come from genetically engineered (GE) - sugar beets unless we act now. Western farmers in the U.S.
April 18th, 2008
| GE Foods
Gaining Ground in the Courts: The Center for Food Safety's Recent Victories in the Battle Over Genetically Engineered Crops
See an overview of some the Center for Food Safety's legal victories in the battle over genetically engineered crops.
February 1st, 2008
| Animal Cloning
Compilation and Analysis of Public Opinion Polls on Animal Cloning
A compilation and overview of polling results in the U.S. on consumer perceptions and acceptance of food from cloned animals.
May 1st, 2007
| Food Irradiation
Your Right to Know: FDA Poised to Weaken Labeling on Food Irradiation
What if the Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule that would intentionally hide information you rely on to make decisions about what to feed yourself and your family? Or if FDA proposed changing food labeling information to something the agen.
January 15th, 2007
| GE Foods
Regulating Transgenic Crops: Is Government Up to the Task?
Article by CFS's Science Policy Analyst Bill Freese, published in the January / February 2007 edition of the Food and Drug Law Institute's Update Magazine .
January 1st, 2007
| Animal Cloning
Cloned Food: Coming to a Supermarket Near You?
The Food and Drug Administration is poised to approve the sale of milk and meat from cloned animals and their offspring.
January 1st, 2005
| Mad Cow Disease
Mad Cow Disease
An overview of mad cow disease in the US and abroad, including how the disease affects food safety and human health.