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] January 12, 2016 CFSAF Advertising Calls On Congress To Act Swiftly To Pass Uniform, National Food Labeling Standard (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food announced today that it is launching a robust television advertising campaign this week calling on members of Congress to… read more
Anti-GMO Activism Could Cost World’s Poorest Nations $1.5 Trillion Over 35 Years John Wu & Robert Atkinson & Val Giddings Genetic Literacy Project Campaigns against genetically modified organisms (GMOs), originating primarily in Europe, have created significant obstacles to the development and adoption of genetically modified crops. While the policies and practices resulting from these campaigns… read more
Science And Progress Must Win This Food Fight Julie Kelly The Hill Last month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought a ceasefire in the nation’s fiercest food fight: GMO labeling. After the U.S. House passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act last July – which would prevent GMO labeling laws at the state level –… read more
County Stays Out Of GMO Debate Jason Schoonover Austin Daily Herald The Mower County board is staying out of the GMO debate. The county unanimously voted Tuesday to take no action after it received a request to write a letter to Congress in support of more food labeling to denote genetically modified ingredients. However, county… read more
Regulators Shouldn’t Deprive Farmers Of A Safe Pesticide Ted Sheely Sacramento Bee Farmers in California have it tough these days. Despite recent rainfall, we continue to suffer through one of the worst droughts in history. Now state regulators are trying to deny us the right to use one of the best and safest products in… 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.