Updates

Jun
9

Committee Examines Pros And Cons Of GMOs Alvin Young Wyoming Tribune Eagle The recent letter by Pat Eubank, “Look at the facts before believing GMOs are safe” is not only misleading, but insulting to the scientific community. As both a government and university scientist involved for more than 30 years in development of biotechnology and… read more

Jun
9

Debate Is Drawing A Bullseye On Beets Sidney Herald Staff Sidney Herald Efforts are continuing in the United States Senate to develop a compromise on GMO labeling that would circumvent Vermont’s GMO labeling law which goes into effect July 1. That law is a trigger for enacting similar laws in two other states, Maine and… read more

Jun
9

Milk Producers To Talk GMO’s On Capitol Hill Melissa Gregory St. Joseph Post As Congress is back in session this week, dairy producers and dairy cooperative officials will be there to discuss GMO labeling. Politico reports the National Milk Producers Federation members want a bill that establishes a national labeling standard that trumps state laws… read more

Jun
9

Continued Push For GMO Labeling Compromise Hoosier Ag Today Staff Hoosier Ag Today The Coalition for a Safe Affordable Food Supply and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture this week called on lawmakers to make a deal to block the Vermont labeling law. The groups made the push as Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman,… read more

Jun
9

Get The Facts Right On GMOs Rebecca Larson (LTE) The Denver Post I appreciate the value of differing opinions in a public debate. However, those opinions must be backed by reasonable facts. I find it appalling that The Post ran Susan Permut’s letter, which was riddled with error. First, Monsanto does not make neonicotinoids; Syngenta… read more

Jun
9

Scary New GMO Nonsense From Cliff Bars James Cooper Examiner.com While Cliff Bars are delicious, if not all that nutritious at 250-260 calories each, the company has decided to go on an all out attack yesterday on genetically modified crops (which they apparently don’t use). Perhaps this is a counter-attack, intended to distract you from… read more

Jun
9

Assaults On Modern Agriculture Rep. Adrian Smith The Hill Rejecting scientific advancements in agriculture may be in fashion, but this fad poses great dangers to the affordability and accessibility of food domestically and worldwide. In three weeks, the second-smallest state by population is set to create chaos in the U.S. food supply chain. Vermont’s mandatory… read more

Jun
9

How GMOs Can Help Us Do More With Less Kate Hall Forbes As we face major environmental challenges, finding solutions that improve sustainability are key – and GMOs have proven to be a part of the solution when it comes to positively impacting the environment. In honor of the United Nations’ World Environment Day, an… read more

Jun
9

Senators Still In Talks On GMOs; Conaway Stands By House Bill Casey Wooten Bloomberg BNA With less than a month before Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling law goes into effect, Congress has yet to put forth a nationwide alternative, but Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) said he’s continuing talks with the panel’s leading Democrat… read more

Jun
8

Congress Needs To Level The Field On GMO Labeling State Sen. Judy Schwank Reading Eagle The debate on the safety of genetically modified food or GMOs rages on despite the most recent report/study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released just last month indicating that GMO foods are safe to eat and… read more

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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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