Updates

Apr
29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] Date: April 29, 2015   Nearly 400 Organizations Sign Letter Backing The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (Washington, D.C.) – In the latest signal that momentum is building behind the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, 375 organizations from all 50 states and representing every link of… read more

Apr
23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected]   Date: April 23, 2015 Dr. Oz Responds To Allegations Of Misinformation With More Misinformation  (Washington, D.C.) – Today, in response to a letter by a group of scientists claiming that Dr. Mehmet Oz routinely endorses unsubstantiated medical products and gives voice to unscientific Internet rumors, Oz… read more

Apr
20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] Date: April 20, 2015 Rules Regulating Vermont Act 120 Exempt Transparency, Increase Consumer Uncertainty (Washington, D.C) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food released the following statement after Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell formally adopted the regulations associated with Vermont Act 120, which requires the mandatory labeling… read more

Apr
18

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food issued the following statement highlighting the additional costs that will be passed on to consumers as a result of the growing patchwork of state food labeling laws: A patchwork approach of state food labeling laws with different labeling mandates and requirements across the country will generate significant new costs… read more

Mar
26

There is growing recognition of the urgent need for Congressional action this year to set a national voluntary food labeling standard. The House Agriculture Committee held an important hearing on March 24 on the benefits of biotechnology and the costs, confusion and challenges of a patchwork of different state labeling mandates. The next day, U.S.… read more

Mar
26

“Agricultural retailers are optimistic the broad support of this bipartisan proposal will lead to quick passage of the bill, and we applaud the leadership of Reps. Pompeo and Butterfield. A patchwork of labeling laws would be untenable for farmers and food companies, and result in less clarity for consumers.” – Agricultural Retailers Association President &… read more

Mar
25

Urges Passage of Bill to Eliminate Consumer Confusion and Advance Food Safety (Washington, D.C.)—The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today praised the introduction of bipartisan legislation to set a federal uniform labeling standard for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) and called on Congress to adopt the critically important bill this… read more

Mar
24

For Immediate Release (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) said today’s productive hearing of the House Agriculture Committee on biotechnology demonstrates the need for a national, consistent labeling standard and the growing bipartisan support for science-based food labeling legislation. “Today’s hearing once again demonstrates the clear appetite among members of both… read more

Mar
24

For Immediate Release (Washington, D.C) – Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio and Gary Hirshberg of the Just Label It Campaign held a conference call with reporters to push their agenda for mandatory food labeling. They scheduled their call for shortly after a successful House Agriculture Committee hearing on biotechnology and the need for a national, voluntary… read more

Dec
10

For Immediate Release WASHINGTON – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) released the following statement to highlight today’s critical hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health regarding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s role in regulating genetically modified food organisms (GMOs) and the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, authored by… read more

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