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Nov
5

Colorado and Oregon GMO Labeling Initiatives Voted Down The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded the outcomes of GMO labeling initiatives in Colorado and Oregon and called on Congress to enact a national labeling solution. “The voters in Colorado and Oregon were right to reject the scare tactics of extremist groups intent on… read more

Sep
23

Pennsylvania Families & Farmers Benefit From Support The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded Representative Glenn Thompson (R-PA-05) for cosponsoring the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which will establish national labeling standards for food and beverage products and eliminate the potential confusion and bureaucratic, costly red tape stemming from a 50-state… read more

Sep
23

New York Families & Farmers Benefit From Support The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded Representative Chris Collins (R-NY-27) for cosponsoring the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which will establish national labeling standards for food and beverage products and eliminate the potential confusion and bureaucratic, costly red tape stemming from a… read more

Jul
24

In response to news that an initiative requiring mandatory labeling of GMOs will be on the ballot in November, the Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food issued the following statement from spokeswoman Claire Parker: “A state-by-state patchwork of GMO labeling laws would badly disadvantage Oregon consumers, small farmers, food producers and grocers, all because of… read more

Jul
10

(Washington, D.C.)—Today, an increasingly discredited coalition of anti-GMO groups, led by Just Label It and the Environmental Working Group, went to Capitol Hill to join Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) in their misguided push for mandatory GMO labeling laws. Studies have found mandatory labeling laws will raise food costs for America’s families in the checkout aisle,… read more

Jul
9

(Washington, D.C.)—The following statement was released by Claire Parker, spokeswoman for the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, regarding today’s congressional hearing on the societal benefits of biotechnology: “The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food applauds the leadership of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee for convening today’s hearing on the societal benefits of biotechnology. The hearing offers… read more

May
30

(Washington, D.C.) – Despite extensive media coverage of activist efforts to impose controversial state-based labeling laws for GM foods, a new consumer survey by the International Food Information Council Foundation finds that a majority of Americans support the FDA’s current voluntary labeling policy for foods containing GM ingredients. The survey also reveals positive perceptions of… read more

May
15

(Washington, D.C.)—As food prices continue to rise for families across the country, a new study from Cornell University this week revealed that New York’s proposed mandatory GMO labeling bill would cost families an average of $500 per year at the checkout aisle. The study comes on the heels of similar studies in Washington state and… read more

Apr
9

Legislation Would Protect Consumers by Eliminating Confusion and Advancing Food Safety (Washington, D.C.)—The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today applauded Reps. Mike Pompeo and G.K. Butterfield for their introduction of the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, to establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).… read more

Mar
25

On 100th anniversary of Borlaug’s birth, biotechnology pioneer is being honored with statue in US Capitol Washington, DC—The Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food released the following statement today in honor of what would be Norman Borlaug’s 100th birthday. Regarded as the father of the “Green Revolution,” Borlaug revolutionized biotechnology and is widely credited for… read more

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