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Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes

The release of genetically engineered chestnut trees could have irreversible and unpredictable impacts on vulnerable forest ecosystems.

222 organizations reject “Growing Climate Solutions Act”

222 farmer, farmworker, environmental justice, climate, environmental, faith-based, animal welfare, and other groups today wrote to Members of Congress to urge them to oppose to the Growing Climate Solutions Act (S. 3894/H.R. 7393).

New Scorecard Ranks Top Food Retailers on Bee-friendly Policies

Major U.S. food retailer, Giant Eagle, released a groundbreaking new policy making the company the only top retailer to make a clear commitment to reduce toxic pesticide use, according to a new Bee-Friendly Retailer Scorecard released today by Friends of the Earth.

Gene-Silencing Pesticides Pose New Risks to Health, Environment and Farmers

This opens the door for any exposed organism to potentially be genetically modified directly in the field, without any prior risk assessment.

Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe’s to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup

Home and garden stores can make a significant difference in reducing the use of this toxic product

Largest U.S. Retailers Reject Genetically Engineered Salmon Ahead of Potential First U.S. Sales

People across the country have made it clear that they don’t want to eat genetically engineered salmon, and food retailers are clearly listening

Over 65 Organizations Call on Home Depot and Lowe’s to End Sales of Cancer-linked Roundup

Home and garden stores can make a significant difference in reducing the use of this toxic product.

750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes approved for release in Florida Keys

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) today approved the first-ever U.S. release of genetically engineered mosquitoes.

New Study: Glyphosate Levels in Children and Adults Drop Dramatically After One Week of Eating Organic

The study is the first to examine how an organic diet  affects exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s (BAYRY) weedkiller Roundup®, the most widely used pesticide worldwide.

Sen. Schumer, Rep. McEachin, progressive and climate advocates speak out against liability waivers in covid stimulus

Mitch McConnell is much more worried about an imaginary epidemic of lawsuits than he is about the real life pandemic hurting the country