News & Updates

May
23

24 legislative days. That’s all the time left to protect hungry families and hardworking farmers from the threat of Vermont’s on-pack GMO labeling mandate. This looming threat could not only dramatically increase food prices for the average family by over $1,000 per year, but could also lead to broader issues as mandatory labels stigmatize GMO… read more

May
19

There are just 26 legislative days left to find a bipartisan compromise that will protect safe, affordable food and the American families and farmers that rely on them. There isn’t much time. We need a uniform, national solution that will protect consumers from a confusing patchwork of state-by-state labeling laws. Adoption of a federal bill… read more

May
18

Just one day after the National Academy of Sciences GE Crop Study reaffirmed the safety and benefits of GMOs to consumers and our environment — we’re reminded that there isn’t much time left to ensure a uniform, national food labeling law that sides with science is put into place to protect American families, farmers and… read more

May
17

NBC News: “Genetically modified crops on the market are not only safe, but appear to be good for people and the environment, experts determined in a report released Tuesday. But the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are not just asking people to take their word for it. They’re putting the evidence up on… read more

May
17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Claire Parker 202.677.7699 [email protected] May 17, 2016 National Academy of Sciences Report Reaffirms Safety Of GMOs And Provides Fresh Incentive For Senate Action On Labeling Report supports argument that mandatory on-pack labeling could drive safe, proven technology from the marketplace (Washington, D.C.) – A new report today by the National Academy… read more

May
16

We only have 29 legislative days left for Congress to pass a bipartisan compromise to create a uniform, national GMO labeling standard, or you’ll be seeing a lot more headlines like this: As Big Candy Ditches GMOs, Sugar Beet Farmers Hit A Sour Patch. With Vermont’s mandatory on-pack GMO labeling law looming, some companies have… read more

May
13

Vermont’s looming labeling mandate will upset our national food supply in a number of ways, from stigmatizing safe ingredients to driving up consumer confusion as a varying patchwork of state labeling laws grows. The threat of reformulation due to Vermont’s stigmatizing mandate is a very real result of this law going into effect. And reformulating… read more

May
13

As Big Candy Ditches GMOs, Sugar Beet Farmers Hit A Sour Patch Dan Charles NPR Sugar, you might think, is just sugar, no matter where it comes from. But not anymore. About half of all sugar in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, and the other half comes from sugar cane. Now, for the first… read more

May
13

Opponents Of Vermont GMO Law Find Friendly Audience In Fargo Dave Kolpack Associated Press A group of food producers and other advocates of genetically modified food gathered in one of the smallest states in the country Thursday to speak out against product labeling requirements set to become law in an even smaller state. Vermont’s first-in-the-nation… read more

May
13

The clock continues to wind down, as the Senate has only 31 days left in session before Vermont’s state GMO labeling mandate takes effect and mandatory on-pack labeling becomes the de facto law of the land. If that is allowed to happen, the impacts will extend far beyond Vermont and involve much more than costly… read more

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