230+ Organizations Urge Senate Majority Leader Schumer to Reject Support for CAFOs in the Build Back Better Act

CAFOs are a driving factor of an unjust food system that pollutes the environment, threatens human health, and perpetuates systemic racism and inequity. Read More

Executive Order Could Tackle Climate Emissions from Federal Food Purchasing

If implemented effectively across all sectors, this Executive Order will be the most meaningful policy we’ve seen from the Biden Administration thus far to address the food system’s massive climate impact Read More

President Biden’s Methane Plan Fails to Tackle the #1 Source of Methane Emissions

President Biden’s methane plan fails to tackle the number one source of methane emissions in the United States: animal agriculture. Read More

200 NGOs Worldwide Oppose Public Funding of Brazilian Meat Giant Marfrig

If IDB-Invest is genuinely committed to tackling climate change, it must drop this loan and stop funding industrial livestock operations Read More

Release of Billions of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Proposed in California

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a proposal by Oxitec, a UK-based corporation, to introduce billions of genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes across 12 undisclosed counties in California. Read More

New Scorecard Reports 10 Major U.S. Food Retailers’ Progress on Protecting Bees from Toxic Pesticides

Friends of the Earth today released its latest Bee-Friendly Retailer Scorecard, ranking 25 of the largest US grocery retailers on pesticides and pollinator protection in their food and beverage supply chains. Read More

100 Farm, Food and Environmental Groups Call for Real Climate Solutions in Budget Reconciliation

Today more than 100 farm, food and environmental organizations outlined opportunities in budget reconciliation to make our food system more equitable, just and environmentally sound. Read More

EPA Bans Brain-Damaging Chlorpyrifos in Food

President Biden’s EPA is finally reversing one of many horrific Trump administration actions that prioritized pesticide industry profits over our health and environment. Read More

124 Organizations Demand Home Depot, Lowe’s Immediately Pull Cancer-Linked Weedkiller

124 consumer, health, and environmental groups sent letters today calling on Lowe’s and Home Depot to immediately end the sale of Roundup. Read More

Bayer to Remove Cancer-linked Glyphosate From Roundup for U.S. Lawn and Garden Market by 2023

Bayer-Monsanto announced today that the company will no longer sell glyphosate-based herbicides to U.S. consumers as of 2023 Read More