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About Center for Food Safety Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established in 1997 for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable agriculture. CFS combines multiple tools and strategies in pursuing its goals, including litigation and legal petitions for rulemaking, legal support for various sustainable agriculture and food safety constituencies, as well as public education, grassroots organizing, and media outreach.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Authors: Sarah Stevens & Peter Jenkins Editing: Abigail Seiler & Larissa Walker Report Advisor: Andrew Kimbrell External Reviewers: Christian Krupke, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Purdue University; Jonathan Lundgren, PhD, Research Entomologist, US Department of Agriculture; & an anonymous reviewer. This report was made possible by generous funding from: Ceres Trust, Harriet Crosby, Bellwether Foundation, & Cornell Douglas Foundation. Photographs: Special thanks to Jim Doan (page 10) and to AARON SCHMIDT (page 14) for the use of their photos. Graphic Design: Elizabeth Cole

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