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

Conservationists and Farmers Sue Over Trump Administration Removal of Most Genetically Engineered Organism Regulation

Today, Friends of the Earth and allied plaintiffs filed a new federal lawsuit challenging a USDA decision to end most GE organism oversight. Read More

Velazquez & Bowman want Plant-Based Entrées in Schools

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Rep. Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D (D-NY) introduced the Healthy Future Students and Earth Pilot Program Act. Read More

Report: Second Highest Bee Colony Losses in History

The Bee Informed Partnership today reported the second-highest annual losses of honeybee colonies for the second year in a row. Read More

Kroger Urged to Eliminate Pesticides from Supply Chain

Groups are calling on Kroger to eliminate toxic pesticides linked to dramatic pollinator declines from the company’s food supply chain. Read More

Friends of the Earth Condemns Senate Vote on Growing Climate Solutions Act

This tees up a deeply flawed bill that would establish soil carbon markets which threaten the climate, environmental justice communities, and our farm economy. Read More