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October 27th, 2017
| GE Foods
| Organic & Beyond
How to Avoid GMO Tricks in Your Halloween Treats
Halloween is right around the corner, and you can avoid stomach-churning tricks in your treats by opting for Organic and non-GMO candy.
October 16th, 2017
| Food & Climate
9 Climate-Friendly Food Tips
This luscious looking fact sheet is sure to inspire you to take a bite out of climate change by making climate-friendly food choices every time you eat. Put a copy on your fridge today! DOWNLOAD THE FACTSHEET >>
October 12th, 2017
| Pollinator-Friendly Plants to Choose
| Hawai'i Center for Food Safety
Hawai'i Pollinator-Friendly Plants Guide
A handy list for gardeners seeking to grow native and pollinator-friendly plants on the Hawaiian Islands! Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates.
August 24th, 2017
| Pollinators & Pesticides
| Organic & Beyond
Why Organic is Good for Pollinators
While there are several factors threatening the health of pollinators, there is an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence linking plummeting pollinator populations to pesticide use and illustrating the far reaching impacts that toxic synthetic p.
May 17th, 2017
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Neonicotonoid Study Index
A comprehensive index of peer-reviewed scientific studies over the past decade, which indicate adverse impacts from uses of neonicotinoid insecticides.
March 15th, 2017
| Water
Keeping Water Public: California's State Water Project
California’s recent drought has exposed deep problems with the state’s water infrastructure and sharpened conflicts over the state’s limited water supply, particularly between agriculture, ecosystems, and communities.
February 18th, 2017
Get Active! Find a Town Hall Near You
Keep up to date on the Trump Administrations actions on food, agriculture and the environment on our Trump Watch page >> Now more than ever it is imperative to be engaged and informed on the various issues facing our food system and the .
January 20th, 2017
| Hawai'i Center for Food Safety
Pesticides in Paradise: Overview of the 2017 Hawaii Legislative Session Pesticide Disclosure and Buffer Zones Bills
Download In 2017, HCFS is re-introducing bills that require that the State of HawaiÊ»i protect our keiki’s heath and environment from the unintended impacts of large-scale pesticide use by establishing buffer zones and requiring disclosure.
November 18th, 2016
| Hawai'i Center for Food Safety
Hawaii's Fight for Protections from Pesticides and GE Crops: Decisions from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Hawaiʻi is at the forefront of historic legal battles over the regulation of genetically engineered (GE) crops and pesticides.
October 27th, 2016
| Nanotechnology
| Food Safety
How to Avoid Nano Tricks in Your Halloween Treats
Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for trick-or-treating fun! What it shouldn’t mean is worrying over whether or not we’re being tricked by candy producers into buying and eating potentially toxic treats.
October 25th, 2016
| Pollinators & Pesticides
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Guide to Bee-Friendly Popcorn
For many Americans, popcorn ranks high on the list of snack favorites and has unquestionably become a movie theater staple.
October 21st, 2016
| Hawai'i Center for Food Safety
| The Hidden Truth Behind Pesticide-Seed Companies in Hawaiʻi
| Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Health & Environment at Risk
Which Food Future Would You Choose for Hawaii?
The Hawaiian Islands are a global biodiversity hotspot, and home to cultural framework for food production that once fed close to a million people with no imports.
September 19th, 2016
| Animal Factories
| America's Secret Animal Drug Problem: How lack of transparency is endangering human health and animal welfare
Pharming Profits: The Drugs that Make Cheap Meat
CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (CAFOs) have come to dominate U.S. agriculture, crowding animals into tight quarters with little or no access to the outdoors, poor sanitation, and extremely short lifespans.