We need a uniform national solution to eliminate the potential confusion and costly red tape associated with the growing, 50-state patchwork of mandatory state labeling laws that could raise the cost of food for families by up to $1,050 per year.
This morning, Grocery Manufacturers Association President Pamela Bailey gave an important speech, in which she warned of the real, extensive and lasting impacts of reformulation on the American food supply. As POLITICO reported, unless the Senate takes immediate action to stand up for agricultural biotechnology, farmers and food producers face an uncertain future. Without a… read more
The countdown is on – just 36 working days left before mandatory labeling scares safe, affordable products right off of grocery store shelves. Vermont’s on-pack labeling mandate will increase the stigmatization of a safe, proven technology that farmers use to produce more food while limiting pesticide use, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and keeping food costs… read more
The clock is ticking. There are only 37 working days left on the Senate’s legislative calendar before Vermont’s on-pack GMO labeling law takes effect on July 1. Unless Congress acts to pass a uniform national standard for food labeling, a state government representing only 600,000 residents will dictate the law of the land when it… read more
Editorial: Base Labeling On Science, Not Superstition Editorial Board The Detroit News The left can be quite smug about its allegiance to science. And quite selective, too. That’s particularly true of the environmental movement’s relentless and often hysterical attacks on genetically modified food. The nation’s food industry is locked in a battle with Vermont over… read more
House 63 Candidate Whitlow Backs Farmers Mike Lefever Times-Call As a retired fireman and farmer, I realize the importance of having the right people in office that will represent the voice and views of the people, one that truly cares about our needs. It is my honor and pleasure to write to you in support… read more
We are a broad-based coalition representing the entire American agriculture food chain – from farm to fork. We are committed to increasing the public’s understanding about the science and safety of GMOs and advocating for a uniform labeling solution.