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November 23rd, 2020
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court
To Protect Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas, Environmental Groups Appeal Approval of Puget Sound Commercial Net Pen Aquaculture to Washington's Supreme Court November 23, 2020 —Cooke Aquaculture, the company responsible for the 2017 release.
November 20th, 2020
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Court Rules State of California Lacks Authority to Protect Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act (November 20, 2020; Sacramento, Calif.
November 17th, 2020
New Survey: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Brought Unprecedented Awareness and Consensus Regarding Factory Farming Risks
New Survey: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Brought Unprecedented Awareness and Consensus Regarding Factory Farming Risks
NEW YORK—Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released data from a new public opinion surve y conducted by Lake Research Partners, showing that the COVID-19 crisis has elevated already high levels.
November 5th, 2020
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful
Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful Court rules Food and Drug Administration failed to analyze risks to endangered salmon from escape   Rejects far-reaching FDA claim it lacks duty to protect the environment from.
November 2nd, 2020
Coalition Appeals EPA Permit Allowing Industrial Wastewater from Fish Farm in Gulf of Mexico
Coalition Appeals EPA Permit Allowing Industrial Wastewater from Fish Farm in Gulf of Mexico
Coalition Appeals EPA Permit Allowing Industrial Wastewater from Fish Farm in Gulf of Mexico  SARASOTA, FL—On Friday, Center for Food Safety, the Don't Cage Our Ocean Coalition, and allies filed an appeal against the U.S.
October 30th, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges EPA Reapproval of Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticide Atrazine
Lawsuit Challenges EPA Reapproval of Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticide Atrazine
Lawsuit Challenges EPA Reapproval of Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticide Atrazine   Agency Slashes Protections for Children, Waterways Washington, D.C.—Public-interest groups sued the U.S.
October 27th, 2020
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers Farmer, Conservation Groups to Challenge Decision WASHINGTON, D.C.
October 27th, 2020
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers
EPA Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Dicamba Pesticides Recently Banned by Federal Court for Causing Widespread Economic Harm to Farmers The U.S.
October 23rd, 2020
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide
  Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide SAN FRANCISCO—Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit  today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's approval o.
October 12th, 2020
Public Oral Argument in NGO Groups' Unfair Practices and False Advertising Lawsuit Against Sanderson Farms
Public Oral Argument in NGO Groups' Unfair Practices and False Advertising Lawsuit Against Sanderson Farms
Public Oral Argument in NGO Groups' Unfair Practices and False Advertising Lawsuit Against Sanderson Farms (San Francisco, Calif.
October 7th, 2020
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Protect Biodiversity, Coastal Waters, and Working Lands
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Protect Biodiversity, Coastal Waters, and Working Lands
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Protect Biodiversity, Coastal Waters, and Working Lands Today California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order for California to protect "30 by 30," conserving 30 percent of the state&.
October 5th, 2020
Lawsuit Filed to Protect States' Labeling of Genetically Engineered Seeds
Lawsuit Filed to Protect States' Labeling of Genetically Engineered Seeds
Lawsuit Filed to Protect States' Labeling of Genetically Engineered Seeds Alleges Federal "Bioengineered Food" Law Improperly Prohibits State Seed Labeling San Francisco, Cal.
September 23rd, 2020
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases
Lack of Key Considerations in FDA Food Chemical Safety Process Leaves Consumers at Risk of Chronic Diseases Agency and industry must evaluate cumulative health effects of classes of related food chemicals Washington, D.C.
September 22nd, 2020
Media Advisory: Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing
Media Advisory: Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing
Fate of Puget Sound Commercial Fish Farms to Be Decided at Thursday's Virtual Hearing SEATTLE, WA— A challenge to permits allowing continued commercial fish farming in Puget Sound will be heard via Zoom on Thursday in King County Superior.
September 21st, 2020
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety
Victory! FDA Announces Major New Food Safety Protections Pursuant to Legal Settlement with Center for Food Safety FDA announces proposed rule to establish additional traceability methods for certain foods as required by FSMA Washington, D.C.