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Jun
7

Bernie Sanders’ State Wants To Unlearn The Lesson Of Competition Alex Brill Real Clear Markets When Boris Yeltsin stopped by a Houston grocery store in 1989, his faith in communism began to crumble. “When I saw those shelves crammed with hundreds, thousands of cans, cartons and goods of every possible sort, for the first time… read more

Jun
7

Deadline Quickly Approaching For U.S. Senate To Pass National GMO Labeling Standard Charles F. Conner Medium In just a few weeks, Vermont’s state mandate on labeling genetically engineered foods will become the de facto standard for the entire nation, which will disrupt America’s food supply chain and increase costs for consumers, farmers and manufacturers. This… read more

Jun
6

Hamburg Worries About Mandatory GMO Labeling Ian Kullgreen POLITICO Pro Those opposed to mandatory GMO labeling got some welcome words from a former top Obama administration official on Friday. Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said she is concerned it could send the wrong message to consumers. “This is the area that worries me the most,… read more

Jun
6

VT Preps For GMO Labeling Law To Take Effect Rachel Aragon WVNY Vermont passed its GMO labeling law in 2014. It goes into effect in less than a month. But there’s still a lot of questions. “I had a call about 15 minutes from a producer that sells fresh duck eggs, I said easy question,… read more

Jun
6

Study: GMOs Are Safe Star Beacon Staff Star Beacon Recently a report from the National Academy of Sciences provided assurance of the safety and importance of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. This report gained national attention by major media and other sources. The National Academy of Sciences is composed of 20 respected scientists from the United… read more

May
31

Study Shows No Increased Risk For Modified Foods Frank Stanko Wahpeton Daily News On Friday, July 1, Vermont is scheduled to become the first state to have mandatory labels indicating which of their food products contain genetically modified organisms. Despite this, the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine released… read more

May
31

There Are Not Two Sides To The GMO Story Julia A. Moore (LTE) The Washington Post Regarding the May 18 Politics & the Nation article “Are GMO crops safe? Focus on the plant, not the process, scientists say”: Enough already! How many National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine reports does it take to give… read more

May
31

American Soybean Association Works With Senate Leaders To Find GMO Labeling Compromise Crop Protection News Staff Crop Protection News Leaders at the American Soybean Association have collaborated with Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) to create a GMO labeling compromise. In addition, American Soybean Association CEO Steve Censky visited… read more

May
17

NBC News: “Genetically modified crops on the market are not only safe, but appear to be good for people and the environment, experts determined in a report released Tuesday. But the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are not just asking people to take their word for it. They’re putting the evidence up on… read more

May
17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] May 17, 2016 National Academy of Sciences Report Reaffirms Safety Of GMOs And Provides Fresh Incentive For Senate Action On Labeling Report supports argument that mandatory on-pack labeling could drive safe, proven technology from the marketplace (Washington, D.C.) – A new report today by the National Academy… 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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