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October 4th, 2021
The Dairy Digester Dilemma: A False Climate Solution
The Dairy Digester Dilemma: A False Climate Solution
In a better-late-than-never move, the Biden administration recently announced an international initiative to reduce global methane emissions by at least 30 percent from 2020 levels by 2030. The pledge
September 20th, 2020
Is Lab-Grown Meat Healthy and Safe to Consume?
Is Lab-Grown Meat Healthy and Safe to Consume?
It goes by many names: cultured, cell-based, cultivated, lab-grown meat, etc. As the names imply, it is a meat alternative made in a lab via animal cells and a cultured medium, like fetal bovine serum
August 2nd, 2021
Government Deregulation of Biotechnology Signals a New Era of Corporate Politics. Why We Are Fighting for Oversight of GMOs
Government Deregulation of Biotechnology Signals a New Era of Corporate Politics. Why We Are Fighting for Oversight of GMOs
Last week, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a groundbreaking new lawsuit that seeks to revoke the industry-friendly genetically engineered (GE) organism regulations issued by the Trump administratio
June 23rd, 2021
Saving America's Pollinators Act: A Legacy of Progressive Pollinator Protection
Saving America's Pollinators Act: A Legacy of Progressive Pollinator Protection
For nearly 25 years, Center for Food Safety (CFS) has been using legal actions, policy initiatives, scientific research, and grassroots organizing to stop the use of toxic chemicals that threaten poll
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 coal
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 a
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 sy
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
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
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.
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 market
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 pandemi
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 Mon
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
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,
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