We will fight to protect the environment! This is not a partisan issue, but removing the climate change page from whitehouse.gov was a bad move and sets the tone for the coming Administration.

Trump took down the White House climate change page — and put up a pledge to drill lots of oil

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Corporate shill alert! Corporate agribusiness and large factory farm proponents are thrilled with Trump’s pick for Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue. We are not. His record proves he will not protect family farmers, sustainable agriculture, animal welfare, nor the environment. Tell your Senators to BLOCK Perdue’s confirmation! #NoPerdue

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

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01/19/2017 at 17:54. Facebook
On January 21st, millions of people will come together in solidarity across the globe. With 616 sister marches worldwide, the Women's March on Washington is sure to be an historic event. Here at Center for Food Safety we want to recognize and bring attention to the women farmers we will be marching for on January 21st.

For the Farmers: Women’s March on Washington

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01/18/2017 at 18:43. Facebook
The Scott Pruitt hearing is happening today! Please take action and share to #StopPruitt! [ Cfs.center Link ]

"If confirmed by the Senate, he is expected to shelve the Obama administration’s aggressive environmental enforcement and embrace a more collaborative approach with the industries that the agency is charged with policing, many of which have helped him advance his political career." -...
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Tell Congress to Block Scott Pruitt as Head of EPA

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01/18/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Emily Wurth from Food & Water Watch speaking!

Trump nominated a climate change denier to run the EPA. This morning, we are outside Scott Pruitt’s confirmation hearing to let Senators know where we stand. Pruitt is a puppet of the fossil fuel industry who has built his career attacking and undermining the very agency he is set to run. #StopPruitt

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01/18/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
Trump nominated a climate change denier to run the EPA. This morning, we are outside Scott Pruitt’s confirmation hearing to let Senators know where we stand. Pruitt is a puppet of the fossil fuel industry who has built his career attacking and undermining the very agency he is set to run. #StopPruitt

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01/17/2017 at 23:33. Facebook
The food movement should see that natural allies are everywhere! We need to get involved in a wide variety of social justice struggles.

New piece in Civil Eats by Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Olivier de Schutter, and Ricardo Salvador.

Food and More: Expanding the Movement for the Trump Era | Civil Eats

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Center for Food Safety
01/17/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
New EPA data confirms that insecticide & herbicide use in U.S. are not so far apart (thanks to neonic seed coatings).

New Documents Detail Extensive Use of Neonic Seed Coatings

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Center for Food Safety
01/17/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
"This is regulatory capture on steroids." -George Kimbrell, CFS Senior Attorney

As Trump Takes Office, the Public Interest Is in Danger of Being Exiled

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01/16/2017 at 23:45. Facebook
Did you know bee-toxic insecticides often provide no benefit to farmers – and that their use can actually do more harm than any potential good? TAKE ACTION!

TELL THE EPA TO ACT ON BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES NOW!

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Center for Food Safety
01/16/2017 at 14:25. Facebook
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Was he an environmentalist?

According to Baynature.org: "Nature and the environment certainly aren’t the first topics that come to mind when reflecting on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Civil Rights movement predated the environmental movement by a decade. But as a visionary, King talked about many issues that touched on justice and spoke...
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01/16/2017 at 01:31. Facebook
Only an informed public will convince the lawmakers to do what's right during the upcoming legislative session (start date: 1/18).

Read our FAQs and get involved >>> [ Cfs.center Link ] [PLEASE SHARE]

Pesticides in Paradise FAQs: All the Facts, None of the Spin

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Center for Food Safety
01/15/2017 at 22:25. Facebook
Did you know dragonflies keep the fly and mosquito population in check?

Read more at Gardening Know How: Tips For Attracting Dragonflies – What Plants Attract Dragonflies To Gardens [ Gardeningknowhow.com Link ]

7 things you never knew about dragonflies

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Center for Food Safety
01/15/2017 at 20:11. Facebook
Trump has heard from the CEOs. Now we need you to make your voice heard.

Add your name and tell Trump: the Bayer-Monsanto merger is bad news! [ Cfs.center Link ]

Tell President-elect Trump: NO Dangerous Monsanto-Bayer Megamerger!

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01/15/2017 at 14:46. Facebook
California still reigns supreme when it comes to organic farmland, but several other states are catching up.

U.S. Organic Farmland Hits Record 4.1 Million Acres in 2016 | Civil Eats

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Center for Food Safety
01/14/2017 at 20:38. Facebook
We're looking forward to the Sundance Film Festival this year more than ever! CFS senior attorney Adam Keats is in the film "Water & Power: A California Heist" featured in this article and will be at film's premiere on January 23rd.

At Sundance, the Theme Is Climate Change

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Center for Food Safety
01/14/2017 at 18:34. Facebook
Did you hear? The Rusty Patched Bumblebee became the 1st bumblebee to receive endangered species protection from the US Fish and Wildlife Service!!!

The bumblebees’ population has plummeted by nearly 90% over the past twenty years, in part due to an increase in the use of toxic pesticides like neonicotinoids. These pesticides also threaten many other bee species and pollinators that are...
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01/14/2017 at 15:16. Facebook
Great to see the number of women and people of color farmers growing! In order to create a more sustainable and equitable food system, this influx of diverse farmers needs to continue.

These Young Farmers Are Overturning an Industry in Serious Need of a Facelift

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EPA identifies clear risks from bee-toxic pesticides but pushes off doing anything about it until 2018, 2019.

EPA Identifies Risks from Bee-Toxic Pesticides, But Delays Needed Action

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President-elect Trump recently sat down with the CEOs of Bayer and Monsanto. We can’t let two billionaire CEO allies whisper in Trump’s ear without hearing from us, too.

Add your name and tell Trump: the Bayer-Monsanto merger is bad news! [ Cfs.center Link ]

Tell President-elect Trump: NO Dangerous Monsanto-Bayer Megamerger!

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