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Mar
22

Anti-GMO Activist Shares Her Thoughts Jonathan Knutson Agweek Zen Honeycutt has this message for farmers: “We appreciate you. We have faith in you. But GMOs are poisoning our children, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership would promote GMOs. So go with non-GMO crops. And fight the TPP.” Honeycutt, a California activist, isn’t normally someone I’d visit with.… read more

Mar
22

The GMO Labeling Fight Has Nothing To Do With Information — On Either Side Omri Ben-Shahar Forbes As more states pass mandatory GMO labeling laws, Congress has been trying to take action to unify the potpourri of local statutes. Sensing that the populist tide for labeling is sweeping through many states, the House passed in… read more

Mar
22

The Price Of Banning GMOs Star Beacon Staff Star Beacon Thanks to OSU Extension Educator David Marrison who sent me the results of a new study from Purdue University. To sum up the results of this study the researchers said “Higher food prices, a significant boost in greenhouse gas emissions due to land use change… read more

Mar
22

Food Producers, Consumers Deserve National GMO Labeling Standard Editorial Board Greeley Tribune We were sorry to see the U.S. Senate kill a bill this past week that would have created a national voluntary standard for labeling food products made with genetically modified organisms. The measure, sponsored by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.,… read more

Mar
22

The Unintended Consequences Of A GMO Ban Rebecca Larson Daily Camera As a resident of Boulder County and an agronomist with a Ph.D. in plant science, I’ve watched the public discussion about modern agricultural practices on open space land with growing concern. In particular, there seem to be a significant number of misconceptions about how… read more

Mar
22

Boulder County-Owned Land Could Go GMO-Free John Fryar The Denver Post Commissioners on Thursday directed the Boulder County staff to draft a plan for phasing out the growing of genetically engineered crops on county-owned farmland. The county’s current cropland policy, which allows its tenant farmers to grow certain varieties of genetically modified corn and sugar… read more

Mar
21

Why It’s Time We Find Common Ground In Genetic Engineering Chris Barbey Forbes There is a canyon widening between scientists and public perception – a mistrust of science that has manifested prominently in disciplines like climate change and vaccinations. And it’s happening with genetic engineering. As a graduate student researching plant genetics, I am constantly… read more

Mar
21

Notable & Quotable: Mitch Daniels On Anti-GMO Cruelty The Wall Street Journal Staff The Wall Street Journal Adapted from after-dinner remarks by Purdue University President Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. at the Agriculture Department’s Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Va., Feb. 25: I know you enjoyed your meal. That was quite excellent. But did you stop… read more

Mar
21

GMO Labeling Law Roils Food Companies Annie Gasparro & Jacob Bunge The Wall Street Journal The U.S. food industry is fighting one of its fiercest regulatory battles in years over labels for ingredients made with genetically modified organisms. And it is losing—to Vermont. The country’s first law requiring mandatory GMO labels is slated to go… read more

Mar
16

(Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food issued the following statement today after the Senate failed to pass Chairman Pat Roberts’ uniform, national food labeling standard: “This is the most pressing issue currently facing the food and agriculture industries, so it is disappointing that despite nearly 800 groups united in support behind this… read more

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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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