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March 2nd, 2020
Hemp CBD Scorecard: An Evaluation of Hemp CBD Producers
Center for Food Safety's "Hemp CBD Scorecard" evaluates many of the top hemp CBD producers on their production and processing methods, testing protocols, and transparency to consumers. Despite the new and rapidly-growing market for CBD produ.
October 31st, 2019
Chain Reaction V: How Top Restaurants Rate on Reducing Antibiotic Use in Their Beef Supplies
This is the fifth publication of the Chain Reaction Antibiotics Scorecard. Despite significant progress seen in the chicken sector, the livestock industry still consumes nearly two-thirds of all medically important antibiotics sold for use in the United States.
October 17th, 2018
Chain Reaction IV: Burger Edition
This year's Chain Reaction report and scorecard focuses on antibiotic use policies and practices for beef sold in the top 25 U.S. burger chains. Our survey shows that only two chains, Shake Shack and BurgerFi, source beef raised without the routine us.
August 28th, 2018
Opt Out of Industrial Meat: How to Stand Against Cruelty, Secrecy, and Chemical Dependency in Food Animal Production
Meat production and consumption have risen steadily, both in the U.S. and globally, putting negative pressure on resources, ecosystems, and human health. In particular, it has led to increases in the intensification and scale of food animal production and contri.
May 22nd, 2018
Regenerating Paradise: Rebuilding Soil Carbon in Hawai'i
The agricultural landscape in Hawai'i, once dominated by plantation and industrial scale production systems, has started to change since the decline of the sugar industry. As these lands return to the hands of small-scale producers and as interest in revivi.
September 27th, 2017
Chain Reaction III: How Top Restaurants Rate on Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply
Download the Report - Download the Executive Summary More than half of the top 25 chain restaurants in the U.S. have taken steps to restrict the routine use of antibiotics in the production of the chicken they serve, according to a new scorecard released t.
May 24th, 2017
Hawaii Center for Food Safety 2016 Annual Report
Download the Report The latest Hawai’i Center for Food Safety report highlights the impact of our legal, science, policy, public education, and grassroots advocacy initiatives in 2016.
May 22nd, 2017
Alternatives to Neonicotinoid Insecticide-Coated Corn Seed: Agroecological Methods are Better for Farmers and the Environment
Download the Report Corn seed coated with neonics is by far the most extensive use of any insecticides in the U.S. Neonics have been strongly implicated in serious harm to pollinators, such as bees, that are needed for crop productivity, and beneficial ins.
May 3rd, 2017
Water Hazard 2.0: Continued Aquatic Contamination by Neonicotinoid Insecticides in the United States
Download the Report Water Hazard 2.0 , is an update to the 2015 CFS report, Water Hazard: Aquatic Contamination by Neonicotinoid Insecticides in the United States . This report shows continued widespread water contamination from neonicotinoid insectici.
February 1st, 2017
GEAN Local Organizing Toolkit
Download the Toolkit The Genetic Engineering Action Network (GEAN) was a network of almost 100 organizations from across the US working to resist genetic engineering in agriculture in the early 2000s. GEAN's affiliate groups ranged from large na.
December 6th, 2016
Net Loss—Economic Efficacy and Costs of Neonicotinoid Insecticides Used as Seed Coatings: Updates from the United States and Europe
Download the Report Net Loss—Economic Efficacy and Costs of Neonicotinoid Insecticides Used as Seed Coatings: Updates from the United States and Europe , shows that the economic and environmental losses associated with widespread overuse of certain pest.
November 10th, 2016
TPP Serves Up an Unsavory Dinner
Download the Report If you’ve been listening to or reading the news at any point over the past year, it’s likely that you’ve heard about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. While the term may be familiar, the connection between TPP and what you fi.
October 12th, 2016
CFS Comments to EPA Science Advisory Panel on the Carcinogenicity of Glyphosate
Download CFS Comments - Download CFS Supplemental Comments - Download CFS's SAP Nominations - Download CFS letter protesting EPA’s dismissal of Dr. Peter Infante from the SAP at the request of industry In our comments, CFS cites internal EPA.
September 20th, 2016
Chain Reaction II: How Top Restaurants Rate on Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply
Download the Report - Download the Executive Summary This 2nd annual Chain Reaction report ranks the top 25 U.S. restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies. Antibiotic resistance is a global health crisis, driven largely by overuse and misuse of antib.
May 17th, 2016
Hawaii CFS Annual Program Report - 2015
Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety serves as a unique toolkit for Hawai‘i’s food movement. Read about our accomplishments in our 2015 Annual Program Report. Download the Report The report highlights the impact of our legal, science, policy, public.
October 14th, 2015
America's Secret Animal Drug Problem: How lack of transparency is endangering human health and animal welfare
Download the Executive Summary - Download the Report - - This comprehensive CFS report surveys the current available safety information on commonly used animal drugs, finding that many urgently demand reexamination by the FDA. These include beta-agonists li.