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
A report from POLITICOPro this morning shared recent remarks from Secretary Vilsack that are worth highlighting again: “And if Congress can’t or won’t make tough decisions, he said, ‘I’m happy to make them. But we just need to make them.” We just need to make them. He’s absolutely right. Congress has just 21 days to… read more
There are only 22 legislative days left before Vermont’s GMO labeling law becomes the de facto law of the land and sets off a domino effect of patchwork labeling standards that will overtake the country should Congress fail to find a uniform food labeling solution. Just this morning, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack said at the Organic… read more
There are just 23 legislative days left for Congress to find a workable, science-based GMO labeling solution that protects agricultural innovation and stands up for the American farmers and food producers that rely on safe, affordable GMO foods to keep hungry families fed. In the continued fight for Congressional action, two recent editorials and one… read more
24 legislative days. That’s all the time left to protect hungry families and hardworking farmers from the threat of Vermont’s on-pack GMO labeling mandate. This looming threat could not only dramatically increase food prices for the average family by over $1,000 per year, but could also lead to broader issues as mandatory labels stigmatize GMO… 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.