June 16, 2016

The Huffington Post June 15, 2016 by Jonathan Greenberg On June 15 a panel of federal judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will meet in Honolulu to hear oral arguments that are likely to result in the most important environmental legal decision of our time. The hearing involves recent Federal District …

June 13, 2016

West Hawaii Today June 11, 2016 by Nancy Cook Lauer HILO — Hawaii County’s failed ban on outdoor cultivation of genetically modified crops will be aired Wednesday in a federal court in Honolulu, one of three county cases being appealed after local laws were struck down. The U.S. Court of Appeals for …

June 9, 2016

AG Net West June 8, 2016 With Vermont’s biotechnology food labeling law about to take effect in July, the National Milk Producers Federation urged Congress to take immediate action to establish a federal standard that would preempt state GMO food labeling mandates.At its summer meeting today, the NMPF Board of Directors …

March 29, 2016

The Denver Post Editorial Board 3/28/16 The Colorado Farm Bureau was not terribly happy with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., when he voted recently against a bill to pre-empt state laws that mandate labels on food products containing genetically modified ingredients. Such a law goes into effect July 1 in …