Updates

Mar
21

The Wall Street Journal published a critically important article today that hammers home that complying with Vermont’s food labeling law is costing companies more and will have effects on farmers, food producers, retailers and consumers. Companies are being forced to make costly labeling decisions, and some are already moving away from biotechnology due to fears… read more

Mar
2

ICYMI: Senate Agriculture Committee Passes The Biotech Labeling Solutions Act In a pivotal bipartisan vote, the Senate Agriculture Committee yesterday passed the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act (S. 2609) yesterday – legislation that will create a non-discriminatory national uniform labeling standard for foods made with GMOs, provide consumers the consistency in labeling they deserve and protect… read more

Feb
25

In an editorial today, The New York Times endorses a costly state-by-state patchwork approach to food labeling, yet another Times editorial on food labeling mandates. This stance simply fails to understand the real world impacts of the policy and ignores the real life costs to most Americans. Uniform federal food labeling standards are a critical tool… read more

Dec
2

In a major victory for those who want to know more about the food they eat, the Grocery Manufacturers Association today unveiled a modern, innovative new program called SmartLabel that will provide consumers with more information than ever before. Predictably, extremist food activists such as Gwyneth Paltrow, the Food Babe, the Center for Food Safety… read more

Aug
6

What They Are Saying About Gwyneth Paltrow’s Recent Capitol Hill Visit The Hill: “’Out-of-touch Hollywood celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow want Congress to enshrine their lifestyle choices into law while ignoring the everyday realities facing American families,’ said Claire Parker, spokesperson for the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food. ‘This legislation has earned the backing of everyone,… read more

Jun
18

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing today that demonstrated an urgent need to pass the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act this year.  There was overwhelming, bipartisan support in favor of this bill that will create a uniform national food labeling standard for products made with genetically modified organisms… read more

Apr
19

Tired of fear-mongering and misleading tactics by political activists and special interest groups? You’re not alone. When it comes to biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, it’s almost impossible to separate facts from fiction. If you’re looking for just the facts about those issues, we think this video is for you. Watch the video to learn… read more

Dec
5

Mark your calendar: Wednesday, December 10th is a big day. Next Wednesday, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee is holding a hearing on the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. In other words, it’s a critical day for the future of legislation that would create a national framework for GMO labeling,… read more

About the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food

We are a broad-based coalition representing the entire American agriculture food supply chain – from farm to fork. We are committed to increasing the public’s understanding about the science and safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and advocating for science-based policies that keep food affordable for every American.

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