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GE Deregulation Hearing Comes to Corvallis
The USDA/APHIS is holding a public hearing on deregulating genetically engineered 'Roundup Ready' sugarbeets in Corvallis, OR on November 17th.
Federal Judge Upholds Salmon Protections: A Big Win for Fish, Rivers, and People
Today, a federal judge upheld measures required to protect endangered salmon and steelhead from three highly toxic pesticides. The protections were included in a biological opinion issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in 2008. Pesticide manufacturers seeking to overturn those protections challenged NMFS’s findings, but the court squarely rejected their challenges.
Action Alert: Save Healthy Food and Farms
Act now to defend organic and conservation programs within the Food and Farm Bill!
Industry Misinformation Exposed
When the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently concluded that several common pesticides were harmful to endangered fish, Dow Agrosciences and other pesticide manufacturers responded with a lawsuit arguing that the science was faulty. Last week, NCAP and allies submitted detailed testimony which systematically refutes their false claims.
Just Label It: We Have the Right to Know
NCAP supports the new national campaign for mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.