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April 25th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Launches Online Peer-to-Peer Seed Sharing Platform
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Seed Network challenges corporate consolidation of the seed supply WASHINGTON— Today, International Seeds Day, Center for Food Safety (CFS) has launched the Global Seed Network (GSN) – a .
April 24th, 2017
It’s Confirmed: Ethics go out the window at a USDA under Perdue
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON— Today the Senate voted to confirm former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as U.S.
April 18th, 2017
Why CFS is Marching for Science and Climate
Why We Are Marching for Science and Climate This month the Center for Food Safety (CFS) will join thousands in Washington DC and around the world in two monumental marches—the March for Science, April 22, and the Peoples Climate March.
April 7th, 2017
The Colonel Calls it Quits on Antibiotics Important to Medicine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Colonel Calls it Quits on Antibiotics Important to Medicine Fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken looking to raise its grade WASHINGTON— One of the most recognizable chicken fast food chains, Kentuc.
April 6th, 2017
Hawaiʻi Legislature Fails to Protect Residents from Impacts of Industrial Pesticide Use
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hawaiʻi Legislature Fails to Protect Residents from Impacts of Industrial Pesticide Use Opportunity lost for meaningful regulation of toxic pesticides HONOLULU— Today the Hawai‘i House failed .
April 6th, 2017
College of Environmental Science and Forestry Commits Campus to Bee-Friendly
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESF Commits Campus to Bee-Friendly College Joins Growing Number of Institutions Certified by Center for Food Safety under BEE Protective Campaign WASHINGTON– Center for Food Safety (CFS) congratulates th.
March 31st, 2017
Oregon Issues Permit for Polluting Mega-Dairy
Statement from Center for Food Safety, Friends of Family Farmers, Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, Columbia Riverkeeper, Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society of the United States, Food & Water Wat.
March 30th, 2017
Trump EPA Approves Continued Use of Notorious Brain-Damaging Pesticide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trump EPA Approves Continued Use of Notorious Brain-Damaging Pesticide Administration once again denies science at public’s expense WASHINGTON— Late yesterday, the Trump administration’.
March 30th, 2017
Senate Ag Committee Vote on Perdue Disappoints Environmental and Food Advocacy Coalition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON– The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture today voted to advance the nomination of former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture to the full Senate.
March 28th, 2017
Trump Signs Away Action on Climate Change Impacts
Trump Signs Away Action on Climate Change Impacts Executive Order Unravels National Progress to Fight Effects of Climate Change WASHINGTON— Today President Trump signed an Executive Order that drastically rolls back progress made.
March 21st, 2017
Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow’s Deadly Pesticide Combo
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow’s Deadly Pesticide Combo Approval will lead to sharply increased spraying of toxic pesticides, harming farmers.
March 14th, 2017
Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2017 Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from .
March 9th, 2017
Hawaiʻi Fails to Protect Children from Toxic Pesticides
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hawaiʻi Fails to Protect Children from Toxic Pesticides Mandatory disclosure bill killed on the House floor HONOLULU— Today a bill died on the Hawai‘i House floor, and with it, immedia.
March 6th, 2017
Bird Flu at Tyson Facility Underscores Need for More Organic Practices
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bird Flu at Tyson Facility Underscores Need for More Organic Practices Higher animal welfare is critical to healthier, safer flocks WASHINGTON— Avian flu was detected in a Tennessee-based poultry bre.
March 3rd, 2017
Bill protects bees in California from harmful pesticides
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SACRAMENTO – Responding to a report released this week documenting the dramatic decline in wild bees in California and across the country, Senators Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) and Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) ann.