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Oct
21

Friends, Together, we achieved a major victory for American consumers, farmers and the food producing community when President Obama signed uniform, national food labeling legislation into law on July 29. It was a historic, bipartisan achievement that would not have been successful without you. As you know, our work is not done. While the overall… read more

Jul
29

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) commended President Barack Obama today for signing into law historic legislation that will protect family farmers and small businesses from the severe impacts of disparaging state labeling laws and provide consumers with a nationwide transparent food disclosure system for genetically engineered ingredients. The bill, which includes federal preemption… read more

Jul
14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] July 14, 2016 CFSAF Celebrates Final Passage of National Uniform  Food Labeling Legislation (Washington, D.C.) –  The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted 306 to 117 to pass legislation that preempts Vermont’s GMO labeling mandate, protects American… read more

Jul
11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] July 11, 2016 Today, more than 1,100 agriculture, food and business organizations and companies representing the entire U.S. food supply chain from farm to fork sent a letter to House leadership calling on them to pass this week the agricultural biotechnology solution that was approved 63-30 by… read more

Jul
8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] July 7, 2016 CFSAF Commends Senate Passage of Uniform, National Disclosure Bill (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today praised the U.S. Senate’s passage by a 63-30 vote of common-sense bipartisan legislation developed by Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Senator Debbie Stabenow… read more

Jul
6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] July 6, 2016   CFSAF Applauds Successful Senate Cloture Vote On Disclosure Legislation (Washington, D.C.) –  The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today praised members of the U.S. Senate who voted for cloture on S. 764, bipartisan legislation crafted by Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking… read more

Jun
28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] June 28, 2016 Over 1,000 Agricultural and Food Industry Organizations Call On Senate To Pass Bipartisan Food Labeling Solution (Washington, D.C.) –  More than 1,000 agriculture, food and business organizations and companies representing the entire food supply value chain today announced their strong support for the bipartisan… read more

Jun
23

(Washington, D.C.) – Pamela G. Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and Charles F. Conner, President and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives and the co-chairs of the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, released the following statement today in support of the Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling agreement: “This is the solution… read more

Jun
16

(Washington, D.C) – Four leaders from America’s agricultural and food industries stressed the urgent need for an agreement today on a national GMO labeling standard as Democrat and Republican Senate leaders work to find a bipartisan compromise. “This is the most important issue currently facing America’s food producing community and one that could do significant… read more

Jun
7

Pamela Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and Chuck Conner, President and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, released the following statement today.  Bailey and Conner serve as the co-chairs of the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, which consists of 54 national trade associations representing the entire food chain. “It… read more

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