March 15, 2016

The Cornucopia Institute 3/14/16 Last week, Senators Jeff Merkley (OR), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced legislation to require that consumer food packaging displays genetically engineered (GE) ingredient labeling. The Senators’ legislation, the Biotechnology Food Labeling and Uniformity Act (S.2621), presents an alternative to the primarily Republican-backed Biotechnology Labeling Solutions …

March 10, 2016

The Hill Daren Bakst 3/10/16 Imagine if states forced food companies to give consumers the false impression that their products weren’t safe. Unfortunately, you don’t have to use your imagination any more, thanks to lawmakers in Vermont. Starting this summer, food companies will be required to labelgenetically engineered food if …

March 7, 2016

by Crop Protection News Reports Mar 3, 2016  Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee,  introduced a proposal on Feb. 19 for national pre-emption on genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling. The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) applauds the proposal, but knows the Senate must act quickly before the …