By Audrey Leonard, Legal Fellow & Maria Juur, Press and Social Media Manager

Last week, Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a groundbreaking new lawsuit that seeks to revoke the industry-friendly genetically engineered (GE) organism regulations issued by the Trump administration in 2020. This lawsuit is a culmination of more…


A Resilient and Equitable Food and Farming System in California

Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D- Hollister) recently made an exciting announcement about a bill he just introduced called the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act (AB 125).

Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D- Hollister) recently…


By Jaydee Hanson, Policy Director & Julia Ranney, Research and Policy Associate

Vilsack’s past two terms as President Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture between 2008–2016 permanently damaged our food system and the environment. Below, in no particular order, is a comprehensive overview of the myriad of ways in which Vilsack’s two…


Celebrating Democracy!

I’m sure many of you are relieved about what the election results mean for the future of our health, the environment, and our country. Thankfully, democracy won the day — but our work continues.

As a first step, we’re already working to pressure the new administration to undo…


By Jaydee Hanson, Policy Director, Center for Food Safety & Julia Ranney, Research and Policy Associate, Center for Food Safety

Capitalizing on the novel COVID-19 virus and the need for face coverings, several companies are now selling masks embedded with nano-silver. They claim these products are “especially” antimicrobial due to…


By Jaydee Hanson, Policy Director, Center for Food Safety & Julia Ranney, Research and Policy Associate, Center for Food Safety

It goes by many names: cultured, in vitro, cell-based, cultivated, lab-grown meat, etc. As the names imply, it is a meat alternative made in a lab via animal cells and…


Trump Administration’s arguments that it can regulate fish farming as fishing don’t hold water

By George Kimbrell, Sylvia Wu, and Amy van Saun, Center for Food Safety attorneys

This month we are celebrating a landmark legal victory for our oceans and fishing communities! The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided with Center for Food Safety (CFS) and allies, deeming illegal the…


By Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety

For more than 20 years, corporations behind the creation and promotion of genetically engineered foods have tried to keep secret that their products would fail, and fail badly, in an informed marketplace. Their problem is that over 90% of GMOs are…


Photo credit: Aunty Mona Silva, Uncle Glenn’s Hawaiian Food, Kane’ohe. Photo by Dave Homcy.

by Lauryn Rego, Hawai’i Program Director

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, my view of food security in Hawai’i focused on our reliance on the 6 million pounds of food that are imported to the islands daily and what would happen if the barges stopped.

Although the barges haven’t stopped, for…


by Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety

We just made history! Center for Food Safety (CFS) just had one of the most important legal victories ever against pesticides and GMO crops.

After years of litigation, a Federal Court just banned Monsanto’s toxic pesticide dicamba. This also effectively halts…

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