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.
GMO Panic Is Bad Policy By Marc Lisner Editorial Board Philadelphia Inquirer America’s foremost nutritional problem may well be the sheer quantity of food it consumes, but the nation is increasingly haunted by a much more arcane question about its diet: Did someone at some point tinker with its DNA? The fear of consuming genetically… read more
Science, Not Fear, Should Guide Food Labeling Laws By Editorial Board Boston Globe Congress created mandatory nationwide food labels, and it is Congress that has a responsibility to ensure they don’t stray from their original purpose of providing valid health and safety information to consumers. With that goal in mind, the Senate should approve controversial… read more
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
Anti-GMO Movement, Ag Research Funding Strike Nerve With McCaskill Austin Huguelet The Columbia Missourian Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, turned up the Midwestern charm Tuesday morning at Bay Farm Research Center, slamming the movement against genetically modified organisms and assuring MU researchers she wouldn’t abide any bias against agricultural research from the National Science Foundation. “It’s… read more
West Australian Farmers Take To Social Media To Defend Genetic Modification Joanna Prendergast ABC Australia Grain growers in Western Australia’s northern Wheatbelt have launched a social media campaign calling for support for genetically modified crops. AUDIO: Binnu farmer Aimee Carson talks about coordinating a social media campaign supporting GM (ABC Rural) Aimee Carson and her… read more
244 Reasons Why Gmos Are Safe: Global Science Organizations Endorse Crop Biotech By Daniel Norero Genetic Literacy Project Currently there is a social and political controversy about the safety of foods produced from genetically modified (GM) crops, however, in the scientific community there is no dispute or controversy regarding the safety of GM crops. To… read more
Why ‘GMO-Free’ Is A Marketing Ploy You Shouldn’t Fall For By Rachel Feltman The Washington Post A lot of companies are changing their recipes to remove genetically modified organisms and “unnatural” ingredients, and plenty of customers think that’s great news. But these moves play more on irrational fear than they do on actual science, and… 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.