Center for Food Safety

Founding Year: 1997

Staff: 30

Budget: $ 4.6m

Andrew Kimbrell (Executive Director)

Is a U.S. non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization that has been fighting the industrial food model which uses harmful food production technologies for twenty years. Instead, it promotes sustainable, ecological, and organic agricultural substitutes. CFS also uses legal actions, scientific and policy reports and other educational materials to educate consumers on organic food and products. It has successfully conducted several legal cases pertaining to food and agricultural issues. It maintains offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, California, Portland, Oregon and Honolulu, Hawaii.


  • Ensuring the testing, labeling and regulation of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
  • Preserving strict national organic food standards.
  • Preventing potential animal and human health crises caused by foodborne illness.
  • Educating the public on the hazards of industrial agriculture.




Center for Food Safety contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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