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Some Key Haven residents who have opposed Oxitec's plan welcomed the vote. Ed Swift said Tuesday that neither he nor his neighbors want to be "guinea pigs." The Citizen has reported over 60 signs visible in the neighborhood state that residents do not consent to the test. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration still has to decide whether to allow…Read More

GMO Mosquito Plan Headed for Residents' Vote in Florida Keys

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Residents in the Florida Keys will get to vote on whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their neighborhood. The mosquito control district in the island chain wants the British biotech firm Oxitec to test its modified mosquitoes in a neighborhood of 444 homes clustered on a relatively isolated peninsula north of Key West. …Read More
Thanks to your support, just one week after launching our campaign urging Pop Weaver and Pop Secret to drop bee-toxic neonicotinoid pesticides from their popcorn production, Pop Weaver has agreed to phase out its use of neonics!

Center for Food Safety | News Room | Victory! Pop Weaver to Remove Neonicotinoids from Popcorn Supply in Response to Public Pressure

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Just a week after the launch of a CFS campaign, the popcorn giant has made a precedent setting commitment to phase out bee-toxic seed coatings WASHINGTON, DC (October 22, 2015)—Center for Food Safety (CFS) today congratulated Pop Weaver, the second largest popcorn supplier in the country, for taking a bold step towards removing bee-toxic…Read More
Wendy's, one of the nation’s top restaurant chains, has confirmed the company does not plan to sell or use the Arctic® apple!

Center for Food Safety | News Room | Wendy’s says no to GMO apple

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”No demand for this new GMO” as DARK Act approaches WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Wendy’s (NASDAQ: WEN) one of the nation’s top restaurant chains, has confirmed the company does not plan to sell or use the Arctic® apple. In the wake of widespread criticism of the USDA’s recent approval of the first genetically engineered apple, the Food and Drug…Read More
[Breaking] House PASSES Disastrous DARK Act The bill now goes on to the Senate, where will fight even harder to defeat this anti-GMO labeling bill once and for all! Stay tuned...

Center for Food Safety | News Room | House of Representatives Ignores Will of the People in Passage of Anti-labeling DARK Act

Center for Food Safety
July 23, 2015 (Washington, DC)--Center for Food Safety today expressed deep disappointment in the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 1599, a bill that preempts state and local authority to label and regulate genetically engineered (GE) foods. Instead the bill, backed largely by House Republicans, codifies a voluntary labeling system…Read More
Fast Track essentially eviscerates our democratic legislative process. How? Traditionally, the Executive Branch negotiates a trade treaty. Congress must then ratify the treaty through the legislative process of review, discussion, amending texts, and other procedures. But Fast Track radically changes the legislative process by extending executive…Read More
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