Updates

Mar
16

(Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food issued the following statement today after the Senate failed to pass Chairman Pat Roberts’ uniform, national food labeling standard: “This is the most pressing issue currently facing the food and agriculture industries, so it is disappointing that despite nearly 800 groups united in support behind this… read more

Mar
3

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food issued the following statement in response to the mandatory labeling bill proposed by Senator Merkley: “This is another mandatory labeling solution in search of a non-existent problem. Mandatory on package labeling is reserved for important health and safety information or to distinguish material difference in products; this doesn’t apply… read more

Mar
1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] March 1, 2016 CFSAF Applauds Senate Agriculture Committee Passage of Non-Stigmatizing National, Uniform Labeling Standard (Washington, D.C.) –  The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food expressed confidence today that victory is within reach and praised Chairman Pat Roberts and the Senate Agriculture Committee for moving legislation that establishes… read more

Feb
23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill New Letter from Broad Range of Groups from 50 States and Across Food Supply Chain Builds Pressure for Quick Action on National Labeling Legislation (Washington, D.C.) –  More than 652 groups from… read more

Feb
22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] February 22, 2016 New Economic Study Highlights Urgent Need For Congressional Action To Prevent Food Price Hikes on Families from Vermont GMO Labeling Law Vermont mandate could raise food prices for U.S. families by nearly $1,050 a year (Washington, D.C.) – The need for Congressional action to… read more

Feb
19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] February 19, 2016 CFSAF Calls for Fast Senate Action on Roberts’ Food Labeling Proposal Broad Agriculture and Food Coalition Praises Leadership of Chairman Pat Roberts (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today welcomed national food labeling legislation proposed by Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts… read more

Feb
11

The Grocery Manufacturers Association sent a letter yesterday to six U.S. Senators laying out the many consumer-friendly benefits of the SmartLabel™ initiative – a program that will provide consumers with more information about the products they buy than ever before. GMA’s letter answered questions regarding SmartLabel™ submitted to the organization by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.),… read more

Jan
12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] January 12, 2016   CFSAF Advertising Calls On Congress To Act Swiftly To Pass Uniform, National Food Labeling Standard (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food announced today that it is launching a robust television advertising campaign this week calling on members of Congress to… read more

Dec
16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] December 16, 2015 CFSAF Statement on Failure of Congress to Prevent Patchwork of State GMO Labeling Laws in 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food released the following statement today after Congress failed to reach an agreement on legislation to avert the negative effects… read more

Dec
11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] December 10, 2015 CFSAF TV Ad Calls on Congress to Act Now to Pass Uniform, National Food Labeling (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today is launching a significant broadcast and cable TV advertising placement in the Washington, D.C. market urging Congress to… read more

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