Lawsuit challenging Fish and Wildlife Service's approval of farming contracts and pesticide use permits on five refuges in four Midwestern states (IL, IA, MN and MO) without the environmental analysis required by NEPA and the Refuge Act.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice file suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), arguing that the agency's recent unrestricted approval of genetically engineered (GE), 'Roundup Ready' Alfalfa was unlawful.
Leading organic businesses and trade groups have filed a joint brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of the Center for Food Safety and opposed to Monsanto in the ongoing case regarding planting of Roundup Ready, genetically engineered sugar beets.
Federal Court Finds in Favor Of CFS, Rescinds USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets. Order Bans Planting or Sale of Controversial Crop. Court Denies Monsanto Request to Allow Continued Planting.
Supreme Court Ruling in Monsanto Case is Victory for Center for Food Safety, Farmers. High Court Delivers Ruling that Leaves Ban on Planting of Roundup Ready Alfalfa in Place in First-Ever Case on a Genetically-Engineered Crop
Federal Court Orders for the First Time a Halt to New Field Trials of Genetically Engineered Crops. Far-Reaching Decision Requires More Rigorous Environmental Review For Future Trials. Past Trials on Genetically Engineered Creeping Bentgrass Ruled Illegal.
Federal court finds USDA erred in approving genetically engineered alfalfa without full environmental review. Precedent-setting Decision May Block Planting, Sales of Monsanto Alfalfa. Original Complaint.
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