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Hotly Debated GMO Labeling Bill Inches Toward Vote

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

The Des Moines Register by Christopher Doering QR Codes may be used to disclose GMO ingredients under the bill  WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill requiring foods with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled passed a key hurdle in the Senate Wednesday, clearing the way for a vote as soon as this week. The Senate voted 65-32 to limit debate and advance the bill, despite a last-minute push from Democrats who said the measure was riddled with flaws and would lead to

Senators Hold Press Conference Decrying GMO Labeling Proposal as Inadequate

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

YouTube U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Jon Tester (D-MT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) hold a press conference on July 6, 2016 to express their concerns over the Senate proposal for the labeling of genetically modified foods (GMOs) and to emphasize the importance of protecting consumers’ right to know what is in their food.

FDA Concerned with GMO Labeling ‘Compromise’

Friday, July 1st, 2016

The Hill by Lydia Wheeler The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expressed concern over a new bipartisan compromise to address the national fight over the labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients. The agreement, which could get a procedural vote on the Senate floor as early as next week, would require the Agriculture Secretary to create within two years a national mandatory disclosure standard for food that contains genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The bill

Sanders to Put Hold on GMO Labeling Legislation

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Bernie Sanders Vows to do ‘Everything I Can to Defeat This Bill’ Sen. Bernie Sanders WASHINGTON, June 28 – Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement days before Vermont’s first-in-the nation GMO labeling law takes effect: “On Friday, Vermont will become the first state in the nation to require GMO labeling. This is a triumph for ordinary Americans over the powerful interests of Monsanto and other multi-national food industry corporations. We cannot allow Vermont’s law

Freedom from GMOs and Toxins Billboard Blitz

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Moms Across America Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon Source: Moms Across America Moms Across America announces another billboard blitz across America in time for Independence day. “Organic Food: FREEDOM from GMOs and Toxins.” reads the patriotic red,  white, and blue billboard series posted by Adams + Fairway Outdoor advertising. Featuring a mother and baby of African heritage, running June 20 for 30 days,  99 billboards, 55 posters in 12 states, primarily in the south and midwest, are intended