Groups Celebrate California’s Historic Investments in Plant-based School Food

California adopted a $600 billion budget with historic investments in the state’s school meal program to expand healthy, plant-based meal options. Read More

Kroger lags behind competitors in protecting bees from toxic pesticides amid “insect apocalypse” that threatens food supply

Friends of the Earth and allies launched a pivotal week of action, installing a billboard that urges Kroger to shift away from toxic pesticides. Read More

Connecticut Bans Brain-Damaging Chlorpyrifos

This bill will keep chlorpyrifos out of places that directly affect our communities, and provide safeguards for bees and other pollinators. Read More

Lowe’s Pressed to Pull Cancer-linked Roundup During Annual Shareholder Meeting

Lowe’s is under pressure to stop selling glyphosate as consumer and environmental groups instal a billboard at company headquarters. Read More

Groups Push Home Depot to Pull Cancer-linked Roundup During Annual Shareholder Meeting

Home Depot  is under renewed pressure to stop selling cancer-linked, pollinator-toxic weedkiller glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup. Read More

Florida approves risky release of billions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in scientifically flawed experiment

Overlooking potential public health risks, FDAC approved the release of several billion more genetically engineered mosquitoes. Read More

CVS Announces New Policy to Reduce Pesticides in Food Supply Chain

CVS, one of the ten largest U.S. grocery retailers, has released a new pollinator health policy. Read More

Friends of the Earth Statement on EPA’s Final Strategic Plan

The EPA's 2022-2026 strategic plan unfortunately omits a plan to address the environmental impacts of animal agriculture and factory farming. Read More

Genetically Engineered Mosquito Imminent Mass Release Ignores Science, Public Health and Environmental Risks

In defiance of science and public health concerns, today EPA approved the mass release of billions of experimental genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes into the United States’ most populous and agriculturally significant states. Read More

IDB Invest Drops Controversial Loan to Brazilian Beef Giant Marfrig Global Foods

Public development finance should not be channeled to large-scale industrial livestock operations like Marfrig that fuel deforestation and the climate crisis. Read More