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Feb 19, 2014, 11:19 ET

Experts Discuss Ideas for Improving the Next Generation of Nutrition Facts Labels

 Experts from consumer groups, industry, and the designer of the original Nutrition Facts label will discuss how the label might be revised to...

Jul 24, 2013, 17:17 ET

Berries Over Bugs!

Dannon Urged to Use Berries, Not Insect-Derived Carmine, to Color its Yogurts The Center for Science in the Public Interest wants global...

Jan 14, 2013, 10:43 ET

Xtreme Eating Awards to be Announced Wednesday

 The Xtreme Eating Awards--given occasionally by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest to chain-restaurant meals staggeringly...

Oct 24, 2012, 16:02 ET

Los estadounidenses se reúnen en 3,200 eventos del Día de la Alimentación

El alcalde de Nueva York, Michael Bloomberg, celebrará el Día de la Alimentación con el Big Apple Crunch, dirigiendo a la ciudad en...

Oct 19, 2012, 16:28 ET

Thousands of Food Day Events to Push for Healthy, Affordable, Sustainable Food

Second Annual Food Day is Wednesday, October 24  Food Day, the nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable,...

Oct 10, 2012, 13:09 ET

Introducing "The Real Bears" Animated Short Film Takes on Big Soda

Features Original Song by Jason Mraz The Center for Science in the Public Interest is escalating its longstanding campaign to reduce the...

Mar 06, 2012, 11:12 ET

House and Senate to Host Expert Discussions on Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture

CSPI To Release White Paper on Outbreaks from Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria  On Thursday the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public...

Oct 24, 2011, 14:44 ET

America Celebrates Food Day with More than 2,000 Events in 50 States

Observations Include an "Eat In" in Times Square; a Festival in Savannah, GA; an Open House at the National Archives; and Events in Schools,...

Sep 13, 2011, 12:07 ET

Momentum for Food Day Builds as October 24 Nears

Thousands of Events Will Celebrate Healthy, Affordable, Sustainable Food Food Day, the nationwide grassroots mobilization for healthier diets and...

Apr 05, 2011, 13:06 ET

Food Day Campaign is Launched!

Thousands of Events on October 24 Will Encourage Americans to 'Eat Real' Many of the most prominent voices for change in the food movement and a...

Aug 26, 2010, 16:55 ET

Americans to U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Preserve Life-Saving Medicines; Reduce Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production

More than 100,000 citizens join scientific experts and public interest organizations in calling on FDA to tighten oversight and curtail misuse and...

May 20, 2010, 11:40 ET

News Advisory: CSPI to Announce 2010 Xtreme Eating Awards at Tuesday Press Conference

The Xtreme Eating Awards for 2010 will be announced at a press conference in Washington on Tuesday, May 25.  Given by the nonprofit Center for...

Nov 09, 2009, 17:17 ET

Make Our Food Safe Coalition Urges Congressional Support for FDA Action on Tainted Shellfish

Protections for Gulf Coast Shellfish Industry Would Increase Death Toll The Center for Science in the Public Interest was joined today by...

Oct 01, 2009, 10:27 ET

Bayer Sued Over Unsupported Prostate Cancer Claims on One A Day

Drug Giant Tries to Silence CSPI With Threat of Libel Suit The Center for Science in the Public Interest has sued the German drug...

Jan 15, 2009, 13:37 ET

Coke Sued for Fraudulent Claims on Obesity-Promoting 'VitaminWater'

vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles The Coca-Cola Company has been served notice a class action lawsuit filed...

Sep 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

CSPI Sues to Stop MillerCoors' 'Sparks' Alcoholic Energy Drink

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest today filed suit...

Jul 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

CSPI to Call for Emergency Regulation for Produce Traceability

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food safety advocates will call on the FDA to implement emergency regulation that would require...

Mar 13, 2008, 01:00 ET

Bay State Restaurants Still Using Artificial Trans Fat Despite Health Risks

BOSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though artificial trans fat promotes heart attacks and early deaths, major chains -- including...

Jun 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

Kellogg Company Makes Historic Commitment, Adopting Nutrition Standards for Marketing Foods to Children

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company will adopt nutrition standards for the foods it advertises to young children, and...

May 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Burger King Hit With Trans Fat Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, May 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By using partially hydrogenated oil, Burger King is knowingly increasing its customers' risk of...