A farmer complained about Tyson. As a result, he said, "We lost the farm, our house, our horses and our dogs.”
A farmer complained about Tyson As a result he said We lost

Fowl play: the chicken farmers being bullied by big poultry

theguardian.com
Kimberley Hodgdon Landsman
Shirley King
Bruce Berryhill
Secretary of Factory Farms?! Perdue’s USDA confirmation hearing is likely to be today. Last chance to block him! [ Cfs.center Link ]
Secretary of Factory Farms Perdues USDA confirmation hearing is likely to be

Secretary of Factory Farms? Tell Congress to Block Perdue as USDA Chief

cfs.center
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/23/2017 at 17:17. Facebook
“You have the freedom to use these … seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.”
You have the freedom to use these seeds in any way you

For Seed Rebels, Saving Life’s Building Blocks Has New Urgency | Civil Eats

civileats.com
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/23/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
"This journey...led me to question three pillars of conventional wisdom about today’s industrialized agrochemical agriculture: that it feeds the world, is a more efficient way to produce food and will be necessary to feed the future."
This journeyled me to question three pillars of conventional wisdom about todays

3 Big Myths about Modern Agriculture

scientificamerican.com
John L. Casazza
Center for Food Safety
Soil Solutions
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/22/2017 at 18:38. Facebook
#sciencemarch #savethebees #earthday #scienceserves
sciencemarch savethebees earthday scienceserves
Cynthia Allison
Amaranta Flores
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/22/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
“For women around the world, every day is Earth Day. They are fearlessly working to defend their lands. They are climate justice warriors, on the frontlines fighting for clean water, equal land rights for women, and protecting indigenous lands.”
For women around the world every day is Earth Day They are

Women, Land, and Dignity: Defending Earth Every Day

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Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/22/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
This is alarming!

"The industry's request comes after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced last month he was reversing an Obama-era effort to bar the use of Dow's chlorpyrifos pesticide on food after recent peer-reviewed studies found that even tiny levels of exposure could hinder the development of children's brains."

"Dow Chemical wrote a $1 million check to help underwrite Trump's...
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This is alarming The industrys request comes after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

abcnews.go.com
Jacqueline Haessly
Kim Marino DiJulio
Susan Churchill
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/22/2017 at 03:03. Facebook
There are over 40 town hall meetings left this weekend. Get the toolkit, find out if there's one near you, and get active! There will be a lot on the table when our MoCs come back from recess. Ask them where they stand.
There are over 40 town hall meetings left this weekend Get the

GET ACTIVE! FIND A TOWN HALL NEAR YOU

cfs.center
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/21/2017 at 19:44. Facebook
Evidence of why we need to keep raising our voices and take part in activism and marches like tomorrow's March for Science...

Remember in late 2014 when a whistleblower scientist rocked the USDA with a charge that it retaliated against him because his research found that a popular and lucrative farm pesticide might harm pollinators such as bees? ...the issues is back in the news. A recent...
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Evidence of why we need to keep raising our voices and take

Some USDA scientists say their work has been tampered with — maybe for political reasons

wapo.st
Dave Paquette
Mimi Winter
Michael Druhm
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/21/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
The #ScienceMarch is tomorrow! BEE the change you want to see in the world.

In DC for the march? Join us for the "Bee Block" and find details here: [ Facebook.com Link ]

Not in DC? Join one of the 425+ marches around the country:
The ScienceMarch is tomorrow BEE the change you want to see in the world
Center for Food Safety
Gabriel Insana
IComplied
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/21/2017 at 17:11. Facebook
We repeat: Pipelines affect our food system too. #NoKXL
We repeat: Pipelines affect our food system too NoKXL

Last stand: Nebraska farmers could derail Keystone XL pipeline

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Kathy Eagle
Debbie LeBlanc
Karen Abben Baker
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/21/2017 at 15:48. Facebook
“If you were writing a sci-fi novel, your editor would say, ‘That’s just too unbelievable. No one would ever do it that way,’" says Jaydee Hanson, a senior policy analyst at Center for Food Safety.

A chronic challenge with biotechnology regulation: It can’t keep up with the fast pace of innovation...Not only that, the regulations are “cobbled together.”
If you were writing a scifi novel your editor would say Thats

The U.S. Regulations for Biotechnology Are Woefully Out of Date

slate.com
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/20/2017 at 17:23. Facebook
This is extremely alarming!

"Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species."
This is extremely alarming Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

abcnews.go.com
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/20/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
Join us at the People's Climate March on Saturday, 4/29! This is 1 week after the March for Science. There will be an entire week of activism, under the themes of marching for Truth and Justice! There are satellite marches all over the country. RSVP here >> [ Cfs.center Link ]
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/19/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
NEW canned tuna ranking by Greenpeace is out! Does your canned tuna come with a side of ocean destruction?
NEW canned tuna ranking by Greenpeace is out Does your canned tuna
Patricia Vincent
Greg Boxler
Allison Berg
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/19/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
Now that the sugar industry has left Hawaiʻi, could diversified organic agriculture be our future?
Now that the sugar industry has left Hawaiʻi could diversified organic agriculture

Hawaiians swapping big sugar for green sugar | Global Ideas | DW.COM | 18.04.2017

dw.com
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/19/2017 at 16:28. Facebook
"Now, it’s unlikely that scientists will release 50 goats on the Capitol steps or drive a convoy of tractors around the White House. But the spirit behind their grievances and those of the ’70s farmers match up pretty well. Which means the scientists should also probably pay some attention to how the farmers did, and didn’t, succeed in their campaigns."

#ScienceMarch #ScienceServes
Now its unlikely that scientists will release 50 goats on the Capitol

Marching Scientists Will Have A Lot In Common With Angry ’70s Farmers

fivethirtyeight.com
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety
04/19/2017 at 14:54. Facebook
Basically, it'll be on them! Biotech patent holders would be legally responsible for losses caused by their genetically engineered crops in Oregon if this bill is passed.

Even though the bill wasn't sent to the House Rules Committee "with a bow on top," recommending passage, it's nonetheless good news for the Center for Food Safety, a group that supports more GMO regulation, said Amy van...
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Basically itll be on them Biotech patent holders would be legally responsible

Oregon GMO liability bill survives Legislature's deadline

portlandtribune.com
Jan Alley