August 2, 2016

The National Law Review August 1, 2016 We have previously discussed the provisions of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (S. 764). On July 29, President Barack Obama signed S. 764 into federal law.[1] The new law clearly preempts Vermont’s genetic engineering (GE) labeling law. There are two express preemption provisions …

August 1, 2016

WWLP July 30, 2016 by Michael P. Norton BOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – Disappointed Massachusetts lawmakers say a new GMO labeling law signed by President Barack Obama will preempt state efforts to impose simple-to-read labels and instead rely on a system of codes and symbols. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research …

July 20, 2016

The National Law Review July 19, 2016 On July 14, 2016, the House of Representatives passed S.764 creating a National Bioengineered Food Standard.  Importantly for food manufacturers and distributors, the law – expected to be signed by President Obama – will preempt all state laws “relating to the labeling or …

July 19, 2016

National Hog Farmer July 18, 2016 by P. Scott Shearer The House of Representatives, on a strong bipartisan vote (306-117), passed the historic genetically modified organism labeling bill which has been sent to the White House for President Obama’s signature. The White House indicated prior to the vote that the president …

July 18, 2016

The National Law Review July 15, 2016 On July 7, 2016, the Senate passed a bill, An Act to Reauthorize and Amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for Other Purposes (S. 764), through agreement to the House’s amendment to S. 764, with further amendment. While the bill …