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Press Releases

Feb 21, 2017

Over 300 food and farm groups Urge Jeff Sessions to oppose agricultural mega-mergers

Call on new DOJ leader to put farmer, consumer, worker interests above corporations (Washington, D.C.)— More than 300 farming, beekeeping, farmworker, religious, food safety, and conservation...

Feb 9, 2017

Minnesota legislature takes up bill to create “pollinator account”

St. Paul, MN— Legislative language to create an account for the protection of Minnesota’s pollinators was proposed in the omnibus agriculture finance bill, (HF 895/SF 780) introduced today to...

Jan 30, 2017

Department of Pesticide Regulation sued over “underground regulation” of cancer-causing fumigant

Department failed to provide public comment period and violated state law by ignoring recommendations of state scientists in developing rules for Telone Oakland, California – Attorneys representing a...

Press Statements

Jan 19, 2017

Nominee for Secretary of Agriculture is the wrong choice for farmers

After weeks of delay, the Trump Administration finally announced its pick to head the U.S....

Jan 19, 2017

Consumer, food safety and environmental groups praise Klobuchar, question if Sessions can be trusted on antitrust enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the ranking member on the Senate...

Jan 12, 2017

EPA continues to ignore major risks to bees from pesticides

In the final days of the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released...