THE WASHINGTON POST: 107 NOBEL LAUREATES SIGN LETTER BLASTING GREENPEACE OVER GMOS

July 29, 2016

107 Nobel Laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOsBy: Joel AchenbachJune 29, 2016The Washington Post More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks Greenpeace to cease its efforts to block introduction of a genetically engineered strain of rice that supporters […]

CFSAF CELEBRATES FINAL PASSAGE OF NATIONAL UNIFORM FOOD LABELING LEGISLATION

July 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Claire Parker202.677.7699press@cfsaf.orgJuly 14, 2016 CFSAF Celebrates Final Passage of National Uniform  Food Labeling Legislation (Washington, D.C.) –  The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted 306 to 117 to pass legislation that preempts Vermont’s GMO labeling mandate, protects American family farmers and small […]

ICYMI: CONSERVATIVES SUPPORT THE AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY SOLUTION

July 12, 2016

Conservative support is strong for the agricultural biotechnology legislation that the House is expected to consider this week.  Major conservative leaders from American Enterprise Institute Fellow Alex Brill and free market activist Jerry Roger to Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Mick Mulvaney all agree that Congress needs to pass this bill, which will immediately preempt […]

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UNIFORM, NATIONAL FOOD INGREDIENT DISCLOSURE STANDARD

July 12, 2016

In July, President Obama signed into law a uniform, national food ingredient disclosure solution that was passed earlier that month by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support. The law prevents the confusion and costly red tape associated with a 50-state patchwork of mandatory state labeling laws that could have raised […]

OVER 1,100 AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON HOUSE TO PASS BIPARTISAN BIOTECH LABELING SOLUTION THIS WEEK

July 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Claire Parker202.677.7699press@cfsaf.org July 11, 2016 Today, more than 1,100 agriculture, food and business organizations and companies representing the entire U.S. food supply chain from farm to fork sent a letter to House leadership calling on them to pass this week the agricultural biotechnology solution that was approved 63-30 by the Senate with broad bipartisan support. […]

CFSAF COMMENDS SENATE PASSAGE OF UNIFORM, NATIONAL DISCLOSURE BILL

July 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Claire Parker202.677.7699press@cfsaf.org July 7, 2016 CFSAF Commends Senate Passage of Uniform, National Disclosure Bill (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today praised the U.S. Senate’s passage by a 63-30 vote of common-sense bipartisan legislation developed by Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) that will […]

THE WASHINGTON POST: 107 NOBEL LAUREATES SIGN LETTER BLASTING GREENPEACE OVER GMOS

June 29, 2016

107 Nobel Laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOsBy: Joel AchenbachJune 29, 2016The Washington Post More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks Greenpeace to cease its efforts to block introduction of a genetically engineered strain of rice that supporters […]

CFSAF Hails President Obama’s Signing of National Biotech Disclosure Law

June 29, 2016

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) commended President Barack Obama today for signing into law historic legislation that will protect family farmers and small businesses from the severe impacts of disparaging state labeling laws and provide consumers with a nationwide transparent food disclosure system for genetically engineered ingredients. The bill, which includes federal preemption […]