News releases

Attention Journalists

For more information or to set up an interview with one of our experts, please contact either:

Patrick Davis
Press Officer
202-222-0744
pdavis@foe.org

Erin Jensen
Press Officer
202-222-0722
ejensen@foe.org

Our news releases are where you can find some of the latest news and breaking updates from our campaigns for climate and energy solutions, safe food and technology, healthy oceans and ecosystems and economic policies that put people before polluters, as well as statements on behalf of our organization made by our president, Erich Pica.

Journalists who wish to arrange an interview or to acquire more information are encouraged to contact our media team at the phone number and email address in the box to the right.

Shareholder Resolution Calls on Kroger (NYSE: KR) to Appoint Independent Board Chair, Groups Also Urge Company to Eliminate Bee-Killing Pesticides

Jun. 21, 2017 / Posted by: Audrey Fox / Categories: Food and Technology, News Releases / Tags: Bees, Kroger, Neonics, Pesticides

On Thursday, June 22, members of SumOfUs, Friends of the Earth, Pollinator Stewardship Council, and the Ohio Ecological Food & Farming Association, in collaboration with food, farming and environmental organizations, will host a press conference t...

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New Film to Promote Pollinator Protection Kicks Off Keep the Hives Alive Coalition’s 10th Annual National Pollinator Week

Jun. 19, 2017 / Posted by: Audrey Fox / Categories: Food and Technology, News Releases / Tags: Bees, Epa, Pesticides, Pollinators, Usda

The film shares the stories of beekeepers whose livelihoods have been jeopardized by the continued use of bee-toxic pesticides and urges the government to take action to protect the health of pollinators. Further, it features stories from the nati...

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Thousands of consumers show love for bees on Valentine’s Day, demand Ace Hardware and True Value stop selling bee-killing pesticides

Feb. 14, 2017 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Food and Technology, News Releases / Tags: Bees, Neonicotinoids

5,000+ people across the country deliver valentines to retailers urging them to “show bees some love” WASHINGTON, D.C. — This Valentine’s week, over 5,000 people coast-to-coast are swarming Ace Hardware and True Value store...

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