Updates

May
25

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

May
24

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

May
23

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

May
19

There are just 26 legislative days left to find a bipartisan compromise that will protect safe, affordable food and the American families and farmers that rely on them. There isn’t much time. We need a uniform, national solution that will protect consumers from a confusing patchwork of state-by-state labeling laws. Adoption of a federal bill… read more

May
18

Just one day after the National Academy of Sciences GE Crop Study reaffirmed the safety and benefits of GMOs to consumers and our environment — we’re reminded that there isn’t much time left to ensure a uniform, national food labeling law that sides with science is put into place to protect American families, farmers and… read more

May
16

We only have 29 legislative days left for Congress to pass a bipartisan compromise to create a uniform, national GMO labeling standard, or you’ll be seeing a lot more headlines like this: As Big Candy Ditches GMOs, Sugar Beet Farmers Hit A Sour Patch. With Vermont’s mandatory on-pack GMO labeling law looming, some companies have… read more

May
13

Vermont’s looming labeling mandate will upset our national food supply in a number of ways, from stigmatizing safe ingredients to driving up consumer confusion as a varying patchwork of state labeling laws grows. The threat of reformulation due to Vermont’s stigmatizing mandate is a very real result of this law going into effect. And reformulating… read more

May
13

The clock continues to wind down, as the Senate has only 31 days left in session before Vermont’s state GMO labeling mandate takes effect and mandatory on-pack labeling becomes the de facto law of the land. If that is allowed to happen, the impacts will extend far beyond Vermont and involve much more than costly… read more

May
11

With just 32 legislative days left to find a uniform, national food GMO labeling solution… things are getting real. Grocery Manufacturers Association President Pamela Bailey summed it up best, saying: “With July 1 now weeks away, more and more companies will be facing reformulation decisions. Manufacturers and consumers alike need relief from the prospect of… read more

May
10

Did you know that agricultural biotechnology does more than just allow farmers to grow more food using less land, water and pesticides? Biotechnology also enables scientists to create GMO crops like Golden Rice, which has been fortified with Vitamin A in order to fight blindness and malnutrition in hungry children around the world. Unfortunately, anti-GMO… read more

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