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April 24th, 2014
USDA Stalls Regulations to Improve Organic Poultry Living Conditions: Agency Hides Behind Faulty Economic Impact Assessment
In advance of next week’s the NOSB meeting in San Antonio, Texas, CFS urges USDA’s National Organic Program to promulgate strong animal welfare standards, which are crucial to the success of the organic egg and poultry industry a.
March 24th, 2014
Heavy Costs: Weighing the Value of Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Agriculture
Heavy Costs is a scientific literature review which reveals that neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments offer little benefit, do not increase crop yields, and cause widespread environmental and economic damage.
February 27th, 2014
Food & Climate: Connecting the Dots, Choosing the Way Forward
Food & Climate: Connecting the Dots, Choosing the Way Forward , outlines the climate requirements for successful food production, and examines two competing food production methods – industrial and organic – to reveal ho.
November 25th, 2013
Center for Food Safety 15 Year Anniversary Victory Report
As a leader in the food movement for over 15 years, Center for Food Safety has - used groundbreaking legal, policy, corporate, public education, and grassroots - campaigns to protect our food, our farms, and our environment. Read it online
November 4th, 2013
Genetically Engineered Trees: The New Frontier of Biotechnology
This groundbreaking report looks at the recent push for the commercialization of GE trees by biotech, energy, and paper companies and exposes the truth behind industry claims that these GE trees promote "environmental sustainability.
September 5th, 2013
Pollinators & Pesticides: A Report by Center For Food Safety on Pollinator Health, Research, and Future Efforts for Pollinator Protection
Honey bees not only produce nutritious honey, but they also play an important part in the United States agricultural economy.
May 14th, 2013
Best Public Relations That Money Can Buy: A Guide to Food Industry Front Groups
Best Public Relations Money Can Buy: A Guide to Food Industry Front Groups , written for CFS by author and food politics expert Michele Simon, delves into the confusing world of food industry propaganda, revealing how corporations and lobbyists hid.
April 2nd, 2013
Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Laws Map
The GE Food labeling Law map shows the laws in more than sixty countries regarding genetically engineered food labeling. View the PDF version below, or the interactive version here .
February 18th, 2013
Food Safety Review: Genetically Engineered Salmon: The Next Generation of Industrial Aquaculture
(Spring 2013) Genetically Engineered Salmon: The Next Generation of Industrial Aquaculture - Plagued by decades of over-fishing, pollution, agricultural runoff, and deficient management, our marine ecosystems and the fisheries that depend upon th.
February 13th, 2013
Seed Giants vs. U.S. Farmers
Seed Giants vs US Farmers records the current relationship between farmers and the “seed giants,” the world’s largest agrichemical companies, which today have created a seed oligarchy.
October 12th, 2012
Reported Escapes from Fish Farms, 1996-2012
CFS chart shows large numbers of farmed fish escapes, despite industry assurances that escapes are minimal
August 1st, 2012
History of Seed in the U.S.: The Untold American Revolution
This short report provides a summary of U.S. seed policy history in order to - establish the trajectory to present-day policies that threaten seed - sovereignty for farmers and citizens as well as natural resources, wildlife, - and food safety.
March 1st, 2012
Food Safety Review: Going Backwards: Dow's 2,4-D-Resistant Crops and a More Toxic Future
(Spring 2012). Food Safety Review , written by CFS Science Policy Analyst Bill Freese.
January 1st, 2012
Monsanto vs. U.S. Farmers 2012 Update
The 2012 update to the seminal 2005 Center for Food Safety report Monsanto vs. U.S. Farmers , documenting lawsuits filed by Monsanto against farmers for "patent infringement."
September 1st, 2011
The Wheel of Life: Food, Climate, Human Rights, and the Economy
The links between climate change and industrial agriculture create a nexus of crises—food insecurity, natural resource depletion and degradation, as well as human rights violations and inequities.
June 6th, 2011
Community Organizing Guide for GE Activists
Our Community Organizing Guide for GE Activists contains a number of resources for those who want to get active in their own communities.