Updates

Jul
30

Genetic Modifications Demand New Transparency For Food By Congressman John Moolenaar Detroit News Years ago, my father grew up on a typical, Midwestern family farm and attended college, earning his Ph.D. in chemistry. Following in his footsteps, I learned the value of sound science and continue to appreciate families who farm and grow our food.… read more

Jul
30

Why Congress Is Having A Food Fight Over GMO Labeling By Tony Dokoupil MSNBC There’s a food fight exploding in Congress. The House of Representatives passed a hotly contested bill last week that would block states from requiring labels identifying food made with genetically modified ingredients. Now a similar bill is expected in the Senate,… read more

Jul
30

Neil Young Vs. GMOs: Why The Rocker’s Latest Cause Is A Sham By Tony Dokoupil MSNBC Neil Young is a perennially pissed-off legend of rock, a toe-tapping lyricist who has used his songs to protest a lot of alleged evil over the years. He’s often dead right, and way out in front, as he was… read more

Jul
20

Click here to urge your Member of Congress to support this critical legislation! Thank cosponsors of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act for working to move this legislation forward! House Bill Would Provide National Solution For GMO Labeling | Commentary Roll Call Charles F. Conner July 17, 2015 It is rare to see bipartisanship in… read more

Jul
20

Bill informs consumers, protects consumer choice By Pamela G. Bailey The Hill As anti-Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) campaigners continue their crusade to mandate GMO labeling, it is clear that their efforts are not geared to advance the public interest but rather to work against it. American farmers have used GMOs for more than two decades,… read more

Jun
15

Letter: Bill To Establish GMO Labeling Deserves Support In Congress By Balz Frei Corvallis Gazette-Times As director of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, I was pleased that the voters of Benton County soundly rejected Measure 2-89 because it would have hurt OSU research, our economy, and agriculture in Benton County. GMO research… read more

Jun
15

Biotech Contributes To A Sustainable Future By Gerald Thompson Bloomington Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL) As a farmer, I care about growing safe, healthy food for my family and yours. I also care about protecting our environmentand natural resources. I grow corn and soybeans including some varieties of GMOs (genetically modified organisms), also known as biotech seeds.… read more

Jun
15

Labeling Of GM Food Unnecessary, Too Costly By Erin Gallagher The Chicago Tribune The hype opposing genetically modified foods can be effectively quashed by the many studies by legitimate, independent researchers around the world that have found them to be safe and nutritionally equal to non-GM food. In her May 31 guest commentary (“Do you… read more

Jun
15

GMO Labeling Rules Should Be Optional By Chris Wagner Reporter-Herald (Loveland, CO) Coloradans made the right choice when they rejected mandatory GMO labeling last November. Nevertheless, a stubborn fringe continues pursuing labeling mandates in several states and at the federal level — even though scientific studies repeatedly conclude GMOs are safe to eat. This hurts… read more

May
26

By Alisha Shurr Capital Press Twenty-three years ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made a ground-breaking ruling on genetically engineered foods: They do not require a label. “Bioengineered foods did not meaningfully differ in substance or safety from other foods grown by traditional plant breeding process,” the FDA’s statement said. Since then, genetic engineering… read more

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.

WE’RE Active in Your Community

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR GROWING LIST OF STATE SUPPORTERS

Check Out Our Media