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

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 …

June 28, 2016

Specialty Food June 25, 2016 Two U.S. Senators reached a deal that would nullify Vermont’s GMO labeling law, which is scheduled to go into effect July 1. Sponsored by Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Sen. Pat Roberts, the bipartisan bill would create the first mandatory, nationwide label for food products containing …

June 27, 2016

Independent Record June 26, 2016 by TOM LUTEY BILLINGS — The national battle over whether food labels should identify genetically modified ingredients took a major turn that Montana producers say they can stomach, but don’t necessarily find helpful. After years of debate over whether genetically modified ingredients were unique enough to …