June 29, 2016

Capital Press June 28, 2016 by Mateusz Perkowski A ruling striking down the ban on genetically engineered crops in Josephine County, Ore., is being appealed by supporters of the ordinance. The prohibition was passed by voters in 2014 but overturned in May by Josephine County Circuit Court Judge Pat Wolke, who …

June 29, 2016

The Voice of Agriculture June 28, 2016 by Will Rodger & Kari Barbic WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2016 – The American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting proposed Senate legislation that establishes federal pre-emption of what was expected to grow into an unruly patchwork of state-by-state mandatory GMO labeling laws. “Our nation’s top …

June 28, 2016

Lexology June 27, 2016 by Morrison & Foerster LLP  June 27 2016 Four years after California’s genetically engineered (GE) food labeling initiative was defeated, but just days before Vermont’s GE law is to go into effect, the U.S. Senate is poised to impose such labeling nationwide. The proposed legislation is the …

June 28, 2016

VPR June 23, 2016 by NEAL P. GOSWAMI A bipartisan deal has been reached by two key members of the U.S. Senate’s Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee on a national GMO labeling law that would nullify Vermont’s labeling law set to take effect on July 1. Gov. Peter Shumlin says he …

June 28, 2016

VT Digger June 24, 2016 by ANNE GALLOWAY Members of the U.S. Senate brokered a compromise Thursday that would make labeling of genetically engineered food mandatory nationwide. But state officials say the legislation is a last-ditch effort to scuttle a Vermont law that will require information about such ingredients on food …