Saturday, September 9, 2017

Center for Food Safety: West Coast Staff Attorney


San Francisco, CA or Portland, OR
August 11, 2017
Position: Staff Attorney
Location: San Francisco, CA or Portland, OR.
Status: Full-time
Start Date: September 2017
Center for Food Safety (CFS), one of the nation’s top food and environmental advocacy non-profits, is seeking applications to fill a staff attorney position.  The position will be based in either the CFS San Francisco, CA office or the CFS Portland, OR office, with San Francisco preferred.
About CFS
CFS empowers people, supports farmers, and protects the earth from the adverse impacts of industrial food and farming production, and promotes organic and sustainable food systems. CFS uses legal actions, policy initiatives, scientific and policy reports, and corporate and grassroots campaigns to reduce the impacts of industrial agriculture on the environment and human health. CFS has an integrated suite of issue areas, including: GMOs, organic foods, climate change, factory farming, pesticides, pollinators, food labeling, food safety, nanotechnology, and more.
About the Position
CFS staff attorneys are responsible for developing, coordinating, and pursuing strategic litigation in federal and state courts on an ever-expanding variety of cutting-edge food and environmental issues, in support of CFS’s overall mission and its specific program areas, including:
·         Aquaculture
·         Climate Change
·         Food Labeling
·         Food Safety
·         Genetically Engineered Organisms
·         Industrial Animal Agriculture
·         Organic Integrity
·         Pesticides
·         Pollinators
·         Soil Protection
·         Water Privatization
More information is available on their website.