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May 19th, 2021
Let's Invest California's Budget Surplus on a Sustainable Food System
Let's Invest California's Budget Surplus on a Sustainable Food System
Great news: California has a record-setting budget surplus! While Governor Newsom and the California State Assembly decide what to do with these funds, Center for Food Safety has joined a diverse coalition of food system advocates in supporting Assemblymember .
March 16th, 2021
A Resilient and Equitable Food and Farming System in California
A Resilient and Equitable Food and Farming System in California
Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D- Hollister) recently made an exciting announcement about a bill he just introduced called the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act (AB 125). Center for Food Safety.
January 28th, 2021
A Harmful Legacy: 7 Reasons to OPPOSE Tom Vilsack's Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture
A Harmful Legacy: 7 Reasons to OPPOSE Tom Vilsack's Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture
  The nomination of former Iowa Governor and former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for President Biden's Agriculture Secretary is a huge step backwards in our urgent need to support agricultural systems that protect public health, the environment, an.
November 23rd, 2020
Know the Health Risks Before Investing in an Antimicrobial Nano-Silver Mask (and What to Buy Instead!)
Know the Health Risks Before Investing in an Antimicrobial Nano-Silver Mask (and What to Buy Instead!)
  Capitalizing on the novel COVID-19 virus and the need for face coverings, several companies are now selling masks embedded with nano-silver. They claim these products are "especially" antimicrobial due to the addition of nano-silver and therefore.
November 9th, 2020
Celebrating Democracy!
Celebrating Democracy!
A message from our Executive Director Andrew Kimbrell: I'm sure many of you are relieved about what the election results mean for the future of our health, the environment, and our country. Thankfully, democracy won the day — but our work continues.
August 10th, 2020
A Landmark Victory Protecting the Future of Our Oceans, Many Years in the Making
A Landmark Victory Protecting the Future of Our Oceans, Many Years in the Making
  Trump Administration's arguments that it can regulate fish farming as fishing don't hold water This month we are celebrating a landmark legal victory for our oceans and fishing communities!  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit s.
July 28th, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory GMO Food Labeling Rules
Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory GMO Food Labeling Rules
  For more than 20 years, corporations behind the creation and promotion of genetically engineered foods have tried to keep secret that their products would fail, and fail badly, in an informed marketplace. Their problem is that over 90% of GMOs are designed .
July 9th, 2020
Feeding Hawai'i: Stories from the Frontlines of Hawai'i's Response to COVID-19
Feeding Hawai'i: Stories from the Frontlines of Hawai'i's Response to COVID-19
Photo credit: Aunty Mona Silva, Uncle Glenn's Hawaiian Food, Kane'ohe. Photo by Dave Homcy. Feeding Hawai'i : Stories from the Frontlines of Hawai'i's Response to COVID-19 Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, my view of food securi.
June 17th, 2020
Double Victory! Monsanto pesticide and GMOs just got whacked!
Double Victory!  Monsanto pesticide and GMOs just got whacked!
We just made history! Center for Food Safety (CFS) just had one of the most important legal victories ever against pesticides and GMO crops.  After years of litigation, a Federal Court just banned Monsanto's toxic pesticide dicamba . This also effect.
May 7th, 2020
Make Quick Pickles for Quarantine
Make Quick Pickles for Quarantine
Lately I've been spending much more time contemplating the state of my fridge and pantry than I ever did before the coronavirus pandemic. Never before have I paid so much attention to what produce is about to go bad, which is often followed by a desperate a.
April 22nd, 2020
Celebrate Earth Day By Growing Your Own Food!
Celebrate Earth Day By Growing Your Own Food!
Happy Earth Day! Now that spring has sprung, seed companies are experiencing an onslaught of orders as a result of the stay-at-home orders we're following due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As food lovers, this is a trend we at Center for Food Safety (CFS) c.
April 10th, 2020
Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 and Food Safety
Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 and Food Safety
At Center for Food Safety, we define food safety very broadly. To make our food system safer and more environmentally sustainable, we do everything from protecting pollinators from toxic pesticides to improving soil health to reduce climate change. We also do wo.
March 1st, 2020
Encouraging Transparency in the Hemp CBD Product Industry
Encouraging Transparency in the Hemp CBD Product Industry
  Center for Food Safety's updated Hemp CBD Scorecard evaluates many of the top hemp CBD producers on their production methods, testing protocols, and transparency to consumers. Americans' interest in hemp CBD products has reached an all-tim.
March 26th, 2020
3 Ways You Can Eat Safely During the COVID-19 Outbreak
3 Ways You Can Eat Safely During the COVID-19 Outbreak
  With so many restaurants, schools, and events closing around the country, small farmers are at risk of losing a large portion of their income. But you can still support the small farms near you, while buying fresh, organic foods for you and your family, eve.
December 5th, 2019
17 CFS Victories You Helped Make Possible in 2019
17 CFS Victories You Helped Make Possible in 2019
Photo: CFS team in November 2019 in Portland, OR. Working for a fairly small organization, it's easy for those of us who wear so many hats to get lost in the weeds of the daily "non-profit grind." One day, we're busy building a legal stra.
October 28th, 2019
5 Myths Impossible Burger is Serving Up
5 Myths Impossible Burger is Serving Up
  Impossible Foods' Rebuttal to Accusations of Illegal Sales Distorts the Truth BACKGROUND: On September 3, 2019, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed legal objections regarding the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Impossible.