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February 12th, 2019
Organic Foods: Not a Lifestyle, But a Lifesaver
Organic Foods: Not a Lifestyle, But a Lifesaver A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Environmental Research found that switching to an organic diet for just one week significantly reduced the levels of synthetic pesticides found.
October 30th, 2018
Midterm Election Analysis
Midterm Election Analysis - Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director - Washington, DC - November 14, 2018 While it has been a week since the polls closed, not all of the races have been decided, nor all the votes counted.
October 30th, 2018
Keeping Your Family's Food Safe, Bite by Bite
Especially these days, it can feel like nobody in government is looking out for the public's welfare , which is supposed to be its main job .
October 10th, 2018
How to Combat Climate Change with What You Eat
Last month, Center for Food Safety (CFS) launched a new report and website for consumers seeking to disrupt the intensive confinement model of food animal production.
August 10th, 2018
The Organic Industry Isn't Perfect, but It's Transparent
The Organic Industry Isn't Perfect, but It's Transparent In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal titled "The Organic Industry is Lying to You," Henry I.
August 5th, 2018
Food Self-Sufficiency Doesn't Have to Damage Environment
This op-ed was originally published on Honolulu Civil Beat .   Food Self-Sufficiency Doesn't Have to Damage Environment Despite the rhetoric of Big Ag, small-scale diversified agriculture is neither a joke nor a pipe dream.
August 2nd, 2018
How Can Consumers Find A Safe Sunscreen in the Age of Nanotechnology?
How Can Consumers Find A Safe Sunscreen in the Age of Nanotechnology? In July 2018, Hawaii's governor, David Ige, signed a law that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate starting in 2021.
June 29th, 2018
Thanks for taking the pledge!
Thank you for pledging to opt out of industrial meat! Download the Meatless Monday Burger E-Cookbook (pdf) for 10 delicious, meatless burger recipes perfect for your Fourth of July BBQ and beyond.
June 12th, 2018
Government Approval of Bayer-Monsanto Merger a Losing Proposition for Farmers, the Public and the Environment
On May 29, 2018, the Department of Justice (DoJ) gave its blessing to the mother of all agribusiness mergers, the union of pesticide-seed conglomerates Bayer AG and the Monsanto Company.
April 30th, 2018
Label Frankenfish!
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced new legislation, the Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (S.1528), which would require genetically engineered salmon to be labeled as "genetically engineered" or "GE.
April 30th, 2018
Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest premieres!
In 2015, the FDA approved genetically engineered salmon, the first ever GE animal to be approved for human consumption anywhere in the world.
April 22nd, 2018
4 Ways To Show The Earth You Care
We appreciate our planet, its ecosystem, and the food it produces. Here are 4 ways you can celebrate the Earth! Save the bees by choosing pollinator-friendly plants for your garden to provide bees with ample foraging opportunities.
February 22nd, 2018
Looking Back so We Can Move Forward: All of Us Have a Place in a Movement for a Pesticide-Free Future for Hawaiʻi
From left to right: Autumn Rae Ness, Senator Maile Shimabukuro, Lauryn Rego Hawaiian Sovereignty has a lot to do with food security in Hawai'i.
February 16th, 2018
Farmers and Environmentalists Sue Trump's EPA Over Approval of Monsanto's Disastrous Dicamba Pesticide
Originally published on Alternet . With the help of the federal government, Monsanto is set to make things worse. Last year's farm season was the first year Monsanto’s newly approved XtendiMax pesticide was used.
February 12th, 2018
FAQs About Monsanto’s Dicamba-Resistant Crops and XtendiMax
For further documentation, see ¬Center for Food Safety’s comments to the Arkansas Plant Board on the State’s dicamba restrictions and Monsanto’s petition to rescind them What is XtendiMax? - XtendiMax is.