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Jun
13

Colorado Corn On GMO labeling Colorado Farm Bureau Morning Ag Clips With only 13 days left for the U.S. Senate to act before Vermont’s GMO-labeling mandate takes effect and the negative consequences spread across the nation, Colorado leaders today called on U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to urge Senate leadership to bring a… read more

Jun
13

New Food Law ‘Would Wreck Red River Valley,’ Ag Advocate Warns Don Davis In Forum A Vermont law could kill western Minnesota’s sugar beet industry, a farmer warns. “It probably would wreck the Red River Valley,” President Karolyn Zurn of Minnesota Agriwomen told reporters on a Friday conference call. The unusual connection between a Vermont… read more

Jun
13

Ohio Groups Make Last Push For A National Food Labeling Law Ty Higgins Ohio Ag Net A deadline is looming for the U.S. Congress to pass a national, uniform food labeling standard before Vermont’s GMO labeling mandate is implemented on July 1. If Congress fails to act before the clock runs out, Ohio’s food and… read more

Jun
9

We’re down to the wire, with just 12 legislative days left and STILL no bipartisan solution to stop the Vermont GMO labeling mandate that will dramatically impact American farming and food costs. If Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow fail to find a compromise that preempts Vermont’s GMO labeling mandate this week, it may be… read more

Jun
9

Committee Examines Pros And Cons Of GMOs Alvin Young Wyoming Tribune Eagle The recent letter by Pat Eubank, “Look at the facts before believing GMOs are safe” is not only misleading, but insulting to the scientific community. As both a government and university scientist involved for more than 30 years in development of biotechnology and… read more

Jun
9

Debate Is Drawing A Bullseye On Beets Sidney Herald Staff Sidney Herald Efforts are continuing in the United States Senate to develop a compromise on GMO labeling that would circumvent Vermont’s GMO labeling law which goes into effect July 1. That law is a trigger for enacting similar laws in two other states, Maine and… read more

Jun
9

Milk Producers To Talk GMO’s On Capitol Hill Melissa Gregory St. Joseph Post As Congress is back in session this week, dairy producers and dairy cooperative officials will be there to discuss GMO labeling. Politico reports the National Milk Producers Federation members want a bill that establishes a national labeling standard that trumps state laws… read more

Jun
9

Continued Push For GMO Labeling Compromise Hoosier Ag Today Staff Hoosier Ag Today The Coalition for a Safe Affordable Food Supply and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture this week called on lawmakers to make a deal to block the Vermont labeling law. The groups made the push as Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman,… read more

Jun
9

Get The Facts Right On GMOs Rebecca Larson (LTE) The Denver Post I appreciate the value of differing opinions in a public debate. However, those opinions must be backed by reasonable facts. I find it appalling that The Post ran Susan Permut’s letter, which was riddled with error. First, Monsanto does not make neonicotinoids; Syngenta… read more

Jun
9

Scary New GMO Nonsense From Cliff Bars James Cooper Examiner.com While Cliff Bars are delicious, if not all that nutritious at 250-260 calories each, the company has decided to go on an all out attack yesterday on genetically modified crops (which they apparently don’t use). Perhaps this is a counter-attack, intended to distract you from… read more

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