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Jun
9

Assaults On Modern Agriculture Rep. Adrian Smith The Hill Rejecting scientific advancements in agriculture may be in fashion, but this fad poses great dangers to the affordability and accessibility of food domestically and worldwide. In three weeks, the second-smallest state by population is set to create chaos in the U.S. food supply chain. Vermont’s mandatory… read more

Jun
9

How GMOs Can Help Us Do More With Less Kate Hall Forbes As we face major environmental challenges, finding solutions that improve sustainability are key – and GMOs have proven to be a part of the solution when it comes to positively impacting the environment. In honor of the United Nations’ World Environment Day, an… read more

Jun
9

Senators Still In Talks On GMOs; Conaway Stands By House Bill Casey Wooten Bloomberg BNA With less than a month before Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling law goes into effect, Congress has yet to put forth a nationwide alternative, but Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) said he’s continuing talks with the panel’s leading Democrat… read more

Jun
8

There are just 13 working days left before it’s too late to stop Vermont’s labeling law from taking effect July 1. Unless Congress acts quickly, families, farmers and food producers across the country will pay the price for their inaction. The need to reach a deal creating a bipartisan GMO labeling solution THIS WEEK could… read more

Jun
8

Congress Needs To Level The Field On GMO Labeling State Sen. Judy Schwank Reading Eagle The debate on the safety of genetically modified food or GMOs rages on despite the most recent report/study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released just last month indicating that GMO foods are safe to eat and… read more

Jun
7

We’ve been warning that patchwork labeling laws are inevitable if Congress fails to act to prevent Vermont’s disastrous GMO labeling mandate from taking effect. And we were right. In New York, their own version of a GMO labeling mandate is on the move, passing out of committee just yesterday. This should serve as a critical… read more

Jun
7

Bernie Sanders’ State Wants To Unlearn The Lesson Of Competition Alex Brill Real Clear Markets When Boris Yeltsin stopped by a Houston grocery store in 1989, his faith in communism began to crumble. “When I saw those shelves crammed with hundreds, thousands of cans, cartons and goods of every possible sort, for the first time… read more

Jun
7

Deadline Quickly Approaching For U.S. Senate To Pass National GMO Labeling Standard Charles F. Conner Medium In just a few weeks, Vermont’s state mandate on labeling genetically engineered foods will become the de facto standard for the entire nation, which will disrupt America’s food supply chain and increase costs for consumers, farmers and manufacturers. This… 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

Jun
6

Hamburg Worries About Mandatory GMO Labeling Ian Kullgreen POLITICO Pro Those opposed to mandatory GMO labeling got some welcome words from a former top Obama administration official on Friday. Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said she is concerned it could send the wrong message to consumers. “This is the area that worries me the most,… read more

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