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 $500 per year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] July 23, 2015 The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act Passes U.S. House With Bipartisan Vote 45 Democrats Support Bill Creating Science-Based Labeling Standard As Debate Shifts To U.S. Senate (Washington, D.C.) – In a victory for consumer choice, science and fact-based food labeling, the Coalition for Safe… read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] Nearly 500 Groups Call On Congress To Pass The Safe And Accurate Food Labeling Act Groups Hailing From All 50 States Demonstrate Growing Support For Science-Based, Uniform Food Labeling (Washington, D.C.) – Four hundred and seventy-five groups from all 50 states representing the entirety of the American… read more
Farm Bureau Applauds House Passage Of Food Labeling Bill By Farm Bureau Augusta Free Press On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, eliciting praise from the nation’s largest agricultural organization. H.R. 1599 would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority on the use… read more
Legislation Better Left At State Level By Editorial Staff Bismarck Tribune The U.S. House recently passed legislation blocking states from requiring GMO labeling on food. There are a number of issues to consider. One is whether or not GMOs are safe for human consumption. The other is whether or not this is another classic example… read more
Arguments In Anti-GMO Letter Show Scientific Illiteracy (Your Letters) By Corinne Converse (LTE) Post-Standard To the Editor: I’m writing in response to Madis Senner’s letter from July 30th in which she expresses disappointment in John Katko’s lack of support for GMO labeling. She cites a poll in which 93 percent of a sample of about… read more
Consumers Need More Info About Food By Scott Nelson (LTE) Columbus Telegram Consumers continue to want to know more about the food they eat. That’s why it’s important to pass legislation that provides a way to provide more information to consumers. The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R. 1599) creates a voluntary non-GMO label… 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.