Updates

Jul
11

More Than 1,100 Groups, Firms, Appeal For House Passage Of GMO Bill Philip Brasher Agri-Pulse More than 1,100 organizations and companies are appealing to House leaders to pass legislation that would set national disclosure standards for genetically engineered ingredients. The House is expected to vote on the Senate-passed bill later this week. Unless the bill… read more

Jul
5

On July 1, Vermont officially became the first state to implement a mandatory GMO labeling law, and the negative consequences for consumers and small businesses in the state quickly became apparent. The news out of Vermont shows just how critically urgent it is for Congress to act before too much damage is done. The U.S.… read more

Jun
29

107 Nobel Laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs By: Joel Achenbach June 29, 2016 The Washington Post More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks Greenpeace to cease its efforts to block introduction of a genetically engineered strain of… read more

Jun
17

Food Groups Cite Urgent Need For Senate Deal On GMO Labeling Tom Karst The Packer Predicting chaos after July 1 if Congress does not reach an agreement on a national standard for GMO labeling standard for food, leaders of the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food pleaded for Senate Agriculture Committee leaders Sens. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.,… read more

Jun
17

Safe Food Coalition Urges Senate To Act Cindy Zimmerman AgWired The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) and leaders of America’s agricultural and food industries are sounding the alarm that Congress needs to act immediately to pass a bipartisan solution before Vermont’s mandatory on-package labeling law goes into effect July 1. As of today, there… read more

Jun
17

CFSAF Coalition Says GMO Labeling Solution Needed Now Jacqui Fatka Feedstuffs As of Thursday, there will be only seven days left on the legislative calendar for Congress to pass a bipartisan solution before Vermont’s mandatory on-package labeling law goes into effect July 1. Failure to find and pass legislation by July 1 will have costly… read more

Jun
17

FMI, GMA Urge Senate To Act On National GMO Labeling Standard Supermarket News Staff Supermarket News The leaders of the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association were among the food industry representatives underscoring the urgent need for an agreement, Thursday, on a national GMO labeling standard as Senate leaders work to find a… read more

Jun
13

Colorado Corn On GMO labeling Colorado Farm Bureau Morning Ag Clips With only 13 days left for the U.S. Senate to act before Vermont’s GMO-labeling mandate takes effect and the negative consequences spread across the nation, Colorado leaders today called on U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to urge Senate leadership to bring a… read more

Jun
13

New Food Law ‘Would Wreck Red River Valley,’ Ag Advocate Warns Don Davis In Forum A Vermont law could kill western Minnesota’s sugar beet industry, a farmer warns. “It probably would wreck the Red River Valley,” President Karolyn Zurn of Minnesota Agriwomen told reporters on a Friday conference call. The unusual connection between a Vermont… read more

Jun
13

Ohio Groups Make Last Push For A National Food Labeling Law Ty Higgins Ohio Ag Net A deadline is looming for the U.S. Congress to pass a national, uniform food labeling standard before Vermont’s GMO labeling mandate is implemented on July 1. If Congress fails to act before the clock runs out, Ohio’s food and… read more

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