WASHINGTON—In a victory for organic farmers, advocates, and animal welfare, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it will be reinstating animal welfare standards on farms producing organic meat that were withdrawn during the Tr.
WASHINGTON—Last Friday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) endorsed the Toxic Free Food Act , new legislation introduced by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) that would overhaul the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) process for determining the safety of chem.
Today, a group of health, environmental, and consumer organizations sent a formal petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban all PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances) that accumulate in the body.
A Freedom of Information Act requ.
SAN FRANCISCO— Today, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria denied Monsanto/ Bayer's proposed settlement that would set up a compensation fund to settle future lawsuits over claims that its Roundup weed kille.
Washington— A scathing report , released today by a federal oversight agency, revealed that high-ranking officials in the Trump Environmental Protection Agency purposely excluded scientific evidence of dicamba's drift risks before reapproving its use in .
SAN FRANCISCO—In a federal court filing yesterday the Biden Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effectively admitted grave errors in EPA's 2020 interim registration of glyphosate, best known as the active ingredient in Monsanto.
SAN FRANCISCO— Yesterday , Center for Food Safety (CFS) , along with a coalition of organic farms, certifier, and organic stakeholder groups, filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals , appealing a .
SAN FRANCISCO—Yesterday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for unlawfully withholding documents regarding approval and issuance of letters of permission to comm.
SAN FRANCISCO–Last week, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CFS is suing the agency over.
SAN FRANCISCO—Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in Center for Food Safety's (CFS) lawsuit challenging the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of soy leghemoglobin (a.k.a. "heme"), the .
WASHINGTON— More than 100 groups sent three letters to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today outlining urgent actions needed to protect the nation's wildlife and their habitats from dangerous pesticides.
Conservation, environmental justice, agricultu.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban all food uses of the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos or retain only those uses it can find safe for workers and children. The court gave EPA.
MARATHON, Fla. — The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) and Oxitec, a British biotech company, will begin the first-ever U.S. release of genetically engineered (GE) Aedes aegypti mosquitoes this week.
Despite scientific concerns and public out.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a victory for farm workers, public health, and the environment, yesterday the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services denied AgLogic Chemical LLC's state pesticide registration application for the pesticide .
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