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November 9th, 2017
CFS Defends Arkansas from Monsanto Lawsuit
CFS Defends Arkansas from Monsanto Lawsuit Monsanto Abandons Science in Favor of “Alternative Facts” to Press its Case The Arkansas Plant Board voted yesterday to partially ban the use of the herbicide dicamba that has dr.
November 9th, 2017
USDA Further Delays Critical Organic Welfare Rule, Betraying Organic Farmers, Consumers, and Animals
USDA Further Delays Critical Organic Welfare Rule, Betraying Organic Farmers, Consumers, and Animals This is the third time the rules, which were developed through 17 years of stakeholder input and finalized under Obama, have been delayed from .
November 7th, 2017
WHO Recommends Sharp Reduction in Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
WHO Recommends Sharp Reduction in Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture Global health body says food animal industry must stop using antibiotics for growth promotion WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) came.
November 7th, 2017
Trump Administration Pulls New Biotech Rules
Trump Administration Pulls New Biotech Rules USDA decision to rescind proposed new rules puts corporate profit over public welfare WASHINGTON, DC—The Trump Administration announced yesterday that they will withdraw and reevaluate n.
November 2nd, 2017
VICTORY! Sam Clovis Withdraws from USDA Consideration
After months of opposition organizations, farmers, and advocates claim victory Today, former Trump campaign aide and radio talk show host Sam Clovis withdrew from consideration for Chief Scientist at USDA, after months of opposition and public.
October 31st, 2017
Trump Nominee for USDA Chief Scientist Tied to Russia Scandal
Sam Clovis reportedly encouraged Papadopoulos to set up meetings with Russians WASHINGTON (October 31, 2017)— In yet another attack on science, President Trump has nominated Sam Clovis — a radio talk show host with no scien.
October 30th, 2017
CFS Sues Trump over Refusal to Disclose Secret California Water Deal Papers
Washington, DC – Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) sued the Trump Administration for refusing to turn over public documents concerning a controversial water mining project in the Mojave Desert.
October 12th, 2017
Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
PORTLAND, OR — Scientists from four national environmental-health organizations today called on the scientific journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology to retract a review downplaying glyphosate’s cancer risk because the revi.
October 10th, 2017
Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law
Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho DES MOINES, Iowa – Today a coalition of public interest groups and journalists led by the Animal Legal Def.
September 27th, 2017
More Than Half of Top 25 Restaurant Chains Commit to Responsible Antibiotics Use in Chicken, But Progress on Beef and Pork Still Lags
Annual Antibiotics Scorecard Shows KFC is Most Improved; - 11 Others Get Fs More than half of the top 25 chain restaurants in the U.S.
September 25th, 2017
GROUPS MOVE LAWSUIT FORWARD AGAINST INDUSTRIAL FISH FARMING REGULATIONS
Groups claim Trump Administration is violating federal law in allowing factory fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico New Orleans, LA (September 25, 2017) - A lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety (CFS) on behalf of a coalition of consumer, en.
September 20th, 2017
Victory! Court of Appeal Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Ends State’s Practice of Rubber-Stamping New Uses for Neonicotinoids San Francisco, CA — The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticid.
September 7th, 2017
VICTORY! USDA Releases GMO Labeling Study
USDA publishes controversial QR Code analysis days after CFS lawsuit forcing release - Study Highlights Numerous Problems with QR Code Labeling - Just twelve days after Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit against the Trump Admin.
August 27th, 2017
Center for Food Safety Sues Trump Administration Over GE Food Labeling
Important Study on “QR” Code Labeling Option Being Unlawfully Withheld from the Public Washington, DC — Today Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure.
August 24th, 2017
McDonald’s Shares its Vision for Global Phase-out of Critical Antibiotics
Today, McDonald’s released an updated version of its Global Vision for Antibiotic Stewardship in Food Animals , providing a clear framework for how the company plans to address routine use of medically important antibiotics by its meat an.
August 21st, 2017
Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Delta Tunnels Project in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A coalition of conservation groups today sued the California Department of Water Resources over its approval of the controversial Delta tunnels project.