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Mar
8

Farmers Urged To Speak Up For Voluntary GMO Labeling James Henry Agri News Stop reading this article. Yes, stop and call 866-464-6633 to add your voice to the debate on labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Time is critical. On July 1, Vermont is set to become the first state in the… read more

Mar
8

VIDEO: Big Economic Impact Expected From GMO Labeling Jonathan Knutson Agweek Proposed legislation to establish a single nationwide GMO labeling law has drawn attention, mainly for how it would affect food companies and consumers. But businesses and the economy in general would benefit from national standards on the labeling of food containing genetically engineered ingredients,… read more

Mar
4

GMO Labeling Bill Receives Bipartisan Committee Support Michigan Farm Bureau Staff Michigan Farm Bureau The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry approved this week legislation to create a uniform, nationwide, voluntary GMO labeling standard. Supported by Farm Bureau, the legislation received bipartisan support from 11 Republicans and three Democrats on the committee. Six… read more

Mar
4

Montana Farm Bureau Applauds Committee Approval Of GMO Bill Montana Farm Bureau Staff Montana Farm Bureau The Montana Farm Bureau applauds the Senate Agriculture Committee’s approval of Chairman Pat Roberts’ labeling bill. It sets a nationwide standard for labeling food made with biotechnology ingredients, ensuring consumers and farmers aren’t forced to deal with a confusing… read more

Mar
4

Ernst Lends Support To National Food Labeling Bill Ryan Matheny KMA Iowa Senator Joni Ernst gave her support Tuesday to a Biotechnology Labeling Solutions bill that would create a national standard for food labeling. The Red Oak Republican voted in favor of the bill that passed out of the Senate Agriculture Committee with bipartisan support.… read more

Mar
4

‘Ag-Vocates’ Talk Trade, GMO Labeling And Water In D.C. Nicole Sevrey Michigan Farm News Several Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) members traveled to Washington, D.C. recently to participate in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Issue Advisory Committee meetings and Advocacy Conference. “Our members did a phenomenal job advocating on issues important to Michigan agriculture, including… read more

Mar
4

Bill Outlawing State GMO Labeling Laws Passes Senate Committee Jim Spencer Star Tribune In a move that sparked outrage from consumer advocates and praise from the food industry, the Senate Agriculture Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would stop states from requiring food labels to note the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMO). Minnesota Sen.… read more

Mar
4

GMO Labeling Bill Moves Forward Texas Farm Bureau Staff Texas Farm Bureau A seven-page bipartisan bill that calls for a voluntary national standard for GMO labeling is moving forward. This morning, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee voted 14 to 6 on Committee Chair Pat Roberts’ (R-Kansas) bill that would require the U.S. Department of Agriculture… read more

Mar
4

Soy Growers Welcome Committee Passage Of GMO Labeling Bill High Plains Journal Staff High Plains Journal The American Soybean Association applauds the Senate Agriculture Committee for its passage recently of legislation from Chairman Pat Roberts that would establish a national framework for the labeling of bioengineered food products, or GMOs. The legislation passed the committee… read more

Mar
4

GMO Legislation Heads To The Senate Ben Nuelle Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Biotechnology Labeling bill or “GMO labeling” legislation receives bipartisan support from Senate Agriculture Committee in Tuesday’s mark up. The chairman’s mark on Biotechnology Labeling Solutions passed the Senate Agriculture Committee 14-6. The bill would create a national solution for a state-by-state patchwork of… 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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