The US EPA has approved two treatments to combat citrus diseases in the country, sparking fierce criticism from some.
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Center for Food Safety (CFS)
The potential appointment of Tom Vilsack to Biden's administration has sparked debate over the ambition of the President-elect's agricultural policy.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) in the United States has filed an amended complaint challenging the USDA’s ruling about genetically engineered seeds, as an addendum to their original lawsuit filed in July 2020.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) claimed that the new labelling rules will not only confuse Americans, but will result in a lack of transparency and clarity.
The USDA has released final GMO regulations, which the Center for Food Safety has claimed are detrimental to the health of farmers and consumers.
Food & Water Watch and the Center for Food Safety have suggested that analysis of newly released data reveals the New Swine Inspection System eliminates critical animal and carcass inspection, which could potentially lead to disease outbreaks.
The suing organisations are Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, the Rural Coalition, Organización en California de Lideres Campesinas and the Farmworker Association of Florida.
CFS’s lawsuit asserts that FDA used the wrong legal standard when it reviewed and approved GE heme to be used in raw Impossible Burgers sold in supermarkets.
In CFS’s original 2019 Hemp CBD Scorecard, the majority of the CBD companies evaluated received a failing - or near failing - grade, but now the vast majority received an A grade.
CFS has argued that the National Residue Program does not test for all the veterinary drugs that may be used in food animals, which is said to be insufficient to “protect the health and welfare of consumers” as required by federal law.
Six major consumer, public health and environmental organisations have collaborated to score fast food restaurants' antibiotics policies and this year’s report has revealed low grades for beef.
Center for Food Safety has called on the US Food and Drug Administration to recall the uncooked Impossible Burgers currently being sold in US supermarkets due to concerns over a colour additive approval.
A Federal Court has ruled that an Army Corps permit has failed to protect clean water and sufficiently assess cumulative environmental impacts.