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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
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
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.
January 16th, 2020
Groups Petition EPA to Take Emergency Action On Chronic Groundwater Pollution in Rural Oregon
Groups Petition EPA to Take Emergency Action On Chronic Groundwater Pollution in Rural Oregon
Groups Petition EPA to Take Emergency Action On Chronic Groundwater Pollution in Rural Oregon - - Oregon officials have failed to meaningfully address drinking water contamination for three decades, may approve a new mega-dairy in the area .
January 13th, 2020
New Consumer Lawsuit Challenges USDA's Dirty and Dangerous New Swine Inspection System
New Consumer Lawsuit Challenges USDA's Dirty and Dangerous New Swine Inspection System
Photo credit: Food and Water Watch New Consumer Lawsuit Challenges USDA's Dirty and Dangerous New Swine Inspection System Center for Food Safety and Food & Water Watch just filed a lawsuit to protect consumers of pork products .
January 6th, 2020
Groups Poised to Sue Another Yakima Valley Factory Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Groups Poised to Sue Another Yakima Valley Factory Dairy for Endangering Public Health
Photo: Illustrative/Adobe Stock Groups Poised to Sue Another Yakima Valley Factory Dairy for Endangering Public Health Community Groups and Center for Food Safety will take Majestic dairy to court for polluting neighbors' drinking water .
January 10th, 2020
Center for Food Safety's Statement on Governor Newsom's Proposed Budget
Center for Food Safety's Statement on Governor Newsom's Proposed Budget
Center for Food Safety's West Coast Director Rebecca Spector issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom's 2020-2021 budget proposal which was released today: "CFS applauds Governor Newsom for his commitment to hea.
December 6th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Petitions USDA to Restructure Its Weak Antibiotic Residue Testing Program
Center for Food Safety Petitions USDA to Restructure Its Weak Antibiotic Residue Testing Program
Center for Food Safety Petitions USDA to Restructure Its Weak Antibiotic Residue Testing Program Consumer Group Argues the Federal National Residue Testing Program is Outdated and Inaccurate Washington, D.C.
November 22nd, 2019
New Bill to Shine a Light on the Hidden Causes of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
New Bill to Shine a Light on the Hidden Causes of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
New Bill to Shine a Light on the Hidden Causes of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Consumer Groups Applaud Effort to Give Food Safety Regulators Critically Needed Authority to Collect Microbiological Samples Washington D.C.
October 30th, 2019
REPORT: Most Fast Food Chains Get Poor Grades for Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef
REPORT: Most Fast Food Chains Get Poor Grades for Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef
REPORT: Most Fast Food Chains Get Poor Grades for Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef  "Biggest Wannabe" Award Goes to Wendy's; McDonald's Gets "Biggest Moover"  SAN FRANCISCO, CA —Most top fast food chains in t.
October 29th, 2019
Center for Food Safety, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging
Center for Food Safety, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging
Center for Food Safety, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging WASHINGTON  – Several environmental and public health advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court in New York to overturn the Food an.
October 21st, 2019
Agreement protects Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor from spraying of dangerous pesticide
Agreement protects Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor from spraying of dangerous pesticide
Agreement protects Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor from spraying of dangerous pesticide - - Washington state officials have approved an agreement that will prohibit oyster growers from spraying a dangerous neonicotinoid pesticide to kill native bu.
October 21st, 2019
Uncooked Impossible Burgers Illegally Being Sold in Grocery Stores
Uncooked Impossible Burgers Illegally Being Sold in Grocery Stores
 Uncooked Impossible Burgers Illegally Being Sold in Grocery Stores  Center for Food Safety Tells FDA to Issue Recall of Illegal Product  Food Safety Group Asserts Current Sales are Unlawful Washington, D.C.
October 15th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Protects Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Expanding Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture
Center for Food Safety Protects Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Expanding Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture
Center for Food Safety Protects Washington's Iconic Coastlines and Wildlife from Expanding Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture  Court Rules Army Corps Failed to Protect Clean Water and Assess Cumulative Environmental Impacts Seattle, WA .
October 10th, 2019
California Ends Sale of Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
California Ends Sale of Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
California Ends Sale of Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos - - Pesticide Will be Phased Out by February 2020 to Protect Public Health and Children's Brain Development San Francisco, CA— This week, the California Environmental Protection Ag.
September 26th, 2019
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Approval of Bee-killing Pesticide, GE Crop Uses on National Wildlife Refuges
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Approval of Bee-killing Pesticide, GE Crop Uses on National Wildlife Refuges
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Approval of Bee-killing Pesticide, GE Crop Uses on National Wildlife Refuges  WASHINGTON,D.C .
September 25th, 2019
Center for Food Safety Calls for Boycott of Tillamook Dairy Products Over Misleading Advertising that Hides Company's Unsustainable Sourcing Practices
Center for Food Safety Calls for Boycott of Tillamook Dairy Products Over Misleading Advertising that Hides Company's Unsustainable Sourcing Practices
Center for Food Safety Calls for Boycott of Tillamook Dairy Products Over Misleading Advertising that Hides Company's Unsustainable Sourcing Practices   Tillamook Buys Majority of its Milk from One of the Largest Factory Farms in the Count.