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Sep
24

Ignoring Science Isn’t Just A Republican Problem. It’s An American Problem. Dan Rather Mashable “I’m not a scientist.” How many times have you heard that lately from politicians who are trying to duck questions about important scientific topics like climate change and vaccines? So many times that it’s even become a Wikipedia entry. But what… read more

Sep
4

Technology Needs Your Support Herb Lindberg The Union You can’t pick up a newspaper or watch a news show nowadays without being bombarded by campaigns against all the technology that is going to destroy us. They say unless we cut fossil fuel use by 32 percent our planet is doomed from global warming; fracking is… read more

Aug
31

GMOs Might Be The Solution To Invasive Diseases [Opinion] David Eddy Growing Produce Strangely enough, it might not be up to the citrus industry or all the great minds researching answers to Huanglongbing that might hold the key to saving the U.S. citrus industry. It might be all the people who enjoy consuming oranges, lemons,… read more

Aug
31

Biotech Foods Can Save People And The Environment H. Sterling Burnett (Blog) The Hill Approximately 800 million people are currently malnourished, and the world’s population is expected to rise by 2 billion by the year 2050. If we use current technologies—or, Heaven forbid, roll back use of modern agricultural practices—we will have to plow down… read more

Aug
27

Science Shows Crops Are Safe — To All But Activists Star Tribune Robert Wagner Several points made by Phyllis Kahn (“I support labeling, but not for the most-cited reasons,” Aug. 26) require discussion. This debate is not between activists and “agricultural scientists,” but between activists and every national food safety authority, every national health authority… read more

Aug
25

CT Opponents Of GMO Foods Have Misinformed, Misled The Public Paul Pescatello CT Viewpoints For the past several years, opponents of genetically engineered products have misinformed and misled the general public with scare tactics and, sadly, an anti-science message. Connecticut has been a hot spot for this rhetoric, and unfortunately in 2013 our lawmakers chose… read more

Aug
24

Farmer Says Federal Labeling Law Needed For Gmos Isabella Chism Chicago Tribune I farm with my family in Howard County, growing corn, soybeans and sweet corn. As the fifth generation farming our land, we make decisions every day about the care of our crops and the health of our soil. These decisions determine our production… read more

Aug
21

Farmer Says Federal Labeling Law Needed For GMOs By Isabella Chism Chicago Tribune I farm with my family in Howard County, growing corn, soybeans and sweet corn. As the fifth generation farming our land, we make decisions every day about the care of our crops and the health of our soil. These decisions determine our… read more

Aug
20

GMO Labeling Case Is Not Based On Science By Rick Zimmerman CT Viewpoints The movement to label foods containing genetically modified organisms is based on bad information and flies in the face of scientific reason. Connecticut lawmakers fed into the misconceptions and misinformation surrounding GMOs during the 2013 legislative session by passing GMO labeling legislation.… read more

Aug
18

Food Labeling, Hollywood-style By Joanna Lidback Washington Times The first clue that Gwyneth Paltrow didn’t know what she was talking about on Capitol Hill earlier this month came with the first words she spoke: “I’m here as a mother.” Apparently, the actress thinks that any mom can show up in Washington and hold a press… 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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