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March 20th, 2020
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide
Farmworkers and Conservationists Sue EPA for Re-Approving Monsanto Cancer-Causing Pesticide Ignoring science to side with Monsanto/Bayer, EPA has repeatedly failed to assess glyphosate's impacts on public health and endangered species .
March 18th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Filed Lawsuit Against FDA Challenging Decision to Approve Genetically Engineered Soy Protein Found in the Impossible Burger
Center for Food Safety Filed Lawsuit Against FDA Challenging Decision to Approve Genetically Engineered Soy Protein Found in the Impossible Burger   FDA's Decision Not Based on "Convincing Evidence" that Regulation Requires .
March 13th, 2020
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Decreases by More than Half Population Overwintering in Mexico Falls Well Below Extinction Threshold Final Decision For Endangered Species Act Protection Due Later This Year WASHINGTON, D.C.
March 3rd, 2020
Groups Notify Yakima Valley Factory Dairy of Intent to Sue for Endangering Public Health
Groups Notify Yakima Valley Factory Dairy of Intent to Sue for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take View Point Dairy to court for polluting neighbors' drinking water YAKIMA, WA: Today, Center f.
March 3rd, 2020
Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump's USDA over Organic Soil-less Loophole
Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump's USDA over Organic Soil-less Loophole Organic Farming Requires Building Healthy Soils, Not Growing Food in Sterile "Hydroponic" Operations SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, Center for Food Safety.
March 2nd, 2020
New Scorecard Shows Hemp CBD Producers are Increasing Transparency and Moving Toward Organic Ingredients and Certification
New Scorecard Shows Hemp CBD Producers are Increasing Transparency and Moving Toward Organic Ingredients and Certification 89% of the Hemp CBD Companies Evaluated Publicly Post Test Results for Pesticides and Contaminants 72% claim to use o.
February 25th, 2020
Senator Brian Kavanagh, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, and Over 70 Groups Advocate for Passage of Bill That Will Reduce Threat of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
  Senator Brian Kavanagh, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, and Over 70 Groups Advocate for Passage of Bill That Will Reduce Threat of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Legislation Is Necessary to Protect Public Health Albany, NY — Senator Br.
February 12th, 2020
Groups Sue Farm Service Agency for Concealing Records on Funding of Industrial Animal Ag
Groups Sue Farm Service Agency for Concealing Records on Funding of Industrial Animal Ag FSA's history of withholding records from advocacy groups violates federal law and shields the provision of public funds from public scrutiny Wash.
February 11th, 2020
Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Requires FDA to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program by New Deadline
Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Requires FDA to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program by New Deadline Program intended to help FDA rapidly detect and respond to foodborne illness outbreaks Washington, D.C.
February 11th, 2020
Salmon Advocates Challenge Approval of Washington Net Pen Aquaculture
Photo: Steve Ringman, Seattle Times Salmon Advocates Challenge Approval of Washington Net Pen Aquaculture Puget Sound Fish Feedlot Would Jeopardize Wild Steelhead, Salmon, Orcas February 11, 2020 — Conservation and environmental grou.
February 11th, 2020
Broad Coalition Releases Letter Demanding 'No' Vote on Weak CAFO Bill in Oregon
Broad Coalition Releases Letter Demanding 'No' Vote on Weak CAFO Bill in Oregon Groups oppose Oregon bill to tweak mega-dairy approval process because it paves the way for more mega-dairies instead of stopping them Salem, OR— Th.
February 6th, 2020
Center for Food Safety's Statement on Corteva's Decision to Terminate the Production of Chlorpyrifos
Photo: Corteva Agriscience Website Center for Food Safety's Statement on Corteva's Decision to Terminate the Production of Chlorpyrifos The agrichemical company Corteva Inc announced today it will be ending the production of chlorp.
January 30th, 2020
Siding with Monsanto/Bayer, Trump EPA Once Again Greenlights Roundup
Siding with Monsanto/Bayer, Trump EPA Once Again Greenlights Roundup -   - Ignoring science, EPA repeatedly fails to assess glyphosate's impacts on human health, endangered species Washington, D.C.
January 28th, 2020
Pollinator Petitioners ask Court for Permission to Join Lawsuit to Defend Fish and Game Commission Decision to Protect Four Native Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act
Pollinator Petitioners ask Court for Permission to Join Lawsuit to Defend Fish and Game Commission Decision to Protect Four Native Bee Species Under the California Endangered Species Act Science and Law Supports Commission's Decision to Li.
January 22nd, 2020
Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional
Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional Coalition wins major victory for animal protection, food and worker safety, and the First Amendment TOPEKA, Kan. - Today the U.S.