While the Trump administration tried to open 9.2 million acres of the forest to logging and roadbuilding, the USDA's proposal will effectively reinstate the protections for Tongass National Forest.
While the Biden administration approved the largest expansion of food benefits the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has ever seen, “transformational change” still needs to be a focus.
“Our natural forests that support wildlife and the economic sovereignty of rural communities will rapidly be replaced with tree plantations for wood pellets, paper and more, leaving environmental and climate injustice in their wake.”
A genetically engineered chestnut tree may be the first to spread into forests, setting dangerous global precedents.
"Consumers have a right to know how gene editing is being used to produce the foods they buy in the market."
“The Agriculture Department took more than a month to make its first significant move to buy up surplus fruits and vegetables.”
Tell Congress to stop allowing USDA food safety waivers. This is no time to gamble with Americans' health.
A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.