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Mar
12

The U.S. Senate will soon take up the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act, a critically important piece of legislation that would save Americans and our food system from a disaster created by states passing their own unique laws mandating the labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. While some activists wage a fear-mongering campaign against GMOs,… read more

Mar
11

Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law “Hard To Stomach” Ben Nuelle Iowa Agribusiness Network If Vermont’s GMO labeling law goes into effect, one senator says it will cost you a lot of money. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst says if Robert’s GMO labeling bill doesn’t pass the Senate it could hurt Iowans’ wallets. “In Montgomery County our median… read more

Mar
11

We May Starve, But At Least We’ll Be GMO-Free Nyasha Mudukuti The Wall Street Journal My country’s government would rather see people starve than let them eat genetically modified food. That’s the only conclusion to draw from the announcement in February that Zimbabwe will reject any food aid that includes a genetically-modified-organism ingredient—such as grains,… read more

Mar
11

Mandatory GM Labels Do Not Help Consumers Mark Wagoner Agweb Nobody in the Evergreen State wants to refight an old battle over labeling food that may contain genetically modified ingredients. For us, it’s a settled question: Washington voters rejected this bad idea in 2013, when we turned down Initiative 522. Unless the US Senate acts,… read more

Mar
11

Congress Must Prohibit Mandatory Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Food Daren Bakst The Hill Imagine if states forced food companies to give consumers the false impression that their products weren’t safe. Unfortunately, you don’t have to use your imagination any more, thanks to lawmakers in Vermont. Starting this summer, food companies will be required to label… read more

Mar
8

Science Rolls Ahead Of GMO Policy Debate Sara Wyant High Plains Journal In Washington, ag and food interests are focused like a laser beam on a bill that would potentially pre-empt a Vermont law that requires food companies to label many foods containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That law is scheduled to take effect… read more

Mar
8

Conspiracy Theories Run Amok Joseph Perrone The Hill Death, taxes, and conspiracy theories. No matter how many peer-reviewed studies scientists produce, there will always be conspiracy theorists with outlandish alternatives to the generally accepted scientific consensus. Sometimes these ideas are just silly, like Rapper B.o.B. believing the Earth is flat. But other inaccurate theories, like… read more

Mar
8

The Ever Growing Role Of Labels In Our Food Purchasing Decisions Editorial Board Farm & Ranch Guide Years ago the label on our can of soup or box of breakfast cereal served one purpose, to identify that particular brand on the store shelf as the selections were made during shopping. Then, over the years, it… read more

Mar
8

Senate Panel Approves Bill To Block Mandatory GMO Labels Dirck Steimel Iowa Farm Bureau Farm leaders and food groups cheered the Senate Agriculture Committee’s passage of a bill last week that is designed to block mandatory labeling of foods made with ingredients from biotech crops, stop state-by-state labeling measures, create a nationwide voluntary labeling standard… read more

Mar
8

Industry Groups Support Voluntary GMO Labeling Standards Crop Protection News Staff Crop Protection News Congress is considering legislation to create voluntary labeling standards for food produced using genetically modified organisms (GMO) that would preempt a Vermont law requiring GMO foods to be labeled. The bill, introduced by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), was approved by the… 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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