If enacted, Trump's budge cuts “will have tremendous impacts on farm communities, children in rural communities and farm workers,” said Kristen Schafer, program and policy director at Pesticide Action Network North America

Trump’s Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations

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Taj Anwar, a Georgia mother of four, is fighting hunger with her own farmer's market and food delivery service through Taj Anwar & Perrin Farms.
Center for Food Safety
03/23/2017 at 17:27. Facebook
“The last thing we need in science in this day and age is deception." -Sheldon Krimsky, a professor at Tufts University

Medical school to examine whether professor published paper partly written by Monsanto

sciencemag.org
Center for Food Safety
03/23/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
URGENT: Today is corporate shill Sonny Perdue's USDA confirmation hearing. Fight back! Tell your Senators to BLOCK the confirmation of Perdue as USDA chief.

Tell Congress to Block Perdue as USDA Chief

cfs.center
Center for Food Safety
03/22/2017 at 21:15. Facebook
In addition to health risks, significant crop damage from ...

EPA Sued for Approving Dow's Deadly Pesticide Combo

ecowatch.com
Center for Food Safety
03/22/2017 at 18:42. Facebook
Take action on #WorldWaterDay! Tell Bee Sweet Citrus & Wonderful Halos to stop using oil wastewater on their crops! bit.ly/stopoilwastewater

Stop using oil wastewater!

bit.ly
Center for Food Safety
03/22/2017 at 15:24. Facebook
Colleges are abuzz with pollinator-friendly practices! Tracking a successful year for the BEE Protective Campaign!

Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio for becoming a designated neonicotinoid-free campus

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Center for Food Safety
03/22/2017 at 12:18. Facebook
Happy #WorldWaterDay! Water is a human right! We will continue to work alongside those who are fighting corporate greed and water privatization. We stand in solidarity with those whose water is being polluted, and threatened of being polluted.

#WaterandPower #NoDAPL
Center for Food Safety
03/21/2017 at 22:03. Facebook
Joshua Noga from the Center for Food Safety Hawaii team shares his story that resonates with many of us.
Center for Food Safety
03/21/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
We need your help to stop these anti-democratic bills before Trump signs them into law. Add your name to this petition urging the Senate to reject the Regulatory Accountability Act, the REINS Act, and the Midnight Rules Relief Act!

Sign the petition: Stop the corporate power grab in Congress

petitions.signforgood.com
Center for Food Safety
03/21/2017 at 17:29. Facebook
It's official! The Rusty Patched bumble bee is listed as endangered!

Big congrats to NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and The Xerces Society for your hard work on this!

Trump Administration Lifts Freeze on Endangered Bumble Bee

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Center for Food Safety
03/21/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Happy International Day of Forests!
Center for Food Safety
03/21/2017 at 15:20. Facebook
Today farmers, conservation groups, and food and farm justice organizations stood up to protest against the contamination of rural communities, our food supply, and the environment.

Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow’s Deadly Pesticide

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Center for Food Safety
03/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Do you think it's enough for General Mills to take the bee mascot off the Cheerios box and send wildflower seeds? There has been scant discussion about ditching neonic insecticides from their supply chain and seeds.

Cheerios will give away 100 million wildflower seeds to people who help save the bees

usatoday.com
Center for Food Safety
03/20/2017 at 16:38. Facebook
Don't let Sonny Perdue get confirmed without a fight! We will not stand for "business as usual." His confirmation hearing is set for this Thursday. Tell your Senators to vote NO on Sonny Perdue for USDA Chief! >> Add your voice: [ Cfs.center Link ]
Center for Food Safety
03/20/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
Happy 1st Day of Spring! Here's a message from Brielle Milla, the 5-year old beekeeper! This is guaranteed to brighten your day.

She’s Brielle-iant, Pollination Bees and Honey!

Ellen’s Brielle-iant 5-year-old is back as a beekeeper, and is teaching us everything about pollination and honey.

YOUTUBE.COM
Center for Food Safety
03/18/2017 at 20:53. Facebook
Neonicotinoids, which are linked with plummeting bee populations, could also be destroying farmland birds.

Birds join bees as pesticide victims

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Center for Food Safety
03/18/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Are you starting to prep for your spring garden? Here's a great project - raised garden beds!
Center for Food Safety
03/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
This is really cool!

(h/t to Soil Solutions for sharing it!)