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
Perrone: GMOs Aren’t Scarier Than Dinosaurs By Joseph Perrone Roanoke Times “Jurassic World” has received a lot of criticism, from paleontologists, who point out that the film ignores new discoveries about dinosaurs (many had feathers!), to feminists, who point out the impracticality of our heroine traipsing through the jungle in high heels. Still, the film… read more
Randy Veach: Voluntary, National Standard For Labeling Foods With Genetically Modified Ingredients A Wise Move By Randy Veach Talk Business & Politics The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, passed July 23 in the U.S. House of Representatives, is common-sense legislation that affirms the federal government’s role at the top of America’s food safety pyramid.… read more
Our View: GMO Labeling Doesn’t Answer The Right Questions By Editorial Board Portland Press Herald U.S. Reps. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, and Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, rarely see eye to eye. But on the matter of GMO labeling, both agree that people deserve to know what’s in their food, and together, they’ve opposed a bill… read more
Two Sides Of The GMO Debate By Robin Young & Jeremy Hobson Here & Now (Boston Public Radio) Now that the House has passed a bill that would make it illegal for states to force food manufacturers to label foods made with genetically modified crops – also called GMOs (genetically modified organisms) – the Senate… 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.