GMO labeling

Over 100,000 Signatures for Veto of GMO Labeling; More Farmers Planting Rye
Over 100,000 Signatures for Veto of GMO Labeling; More Farmers Planting Rye
A White House petition asking the President to veto the GMO labeling bill reached 100,000 signatures over the threshold needed to get a formal response from the President. However, as Politico reports, the petition is almost certainly too little too late, as Obama has already said he intends to sign the bill, however, there is no indication when he may do so...
Any Proposed GMO Labeling Bill Not Perfect; Trade Agreement Seen in Positive Light by US Adults
Any Proposed GMO Labeling Bill Not Perfect; Trade Agreement Seen in Positive Light by US Adults
Michigan Democrat and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow told consumer groups last week that any proposed GMO labeling bill will not be perfect. Groups such as Just Label It and the Center for Food Safety have pushed for a nationwide, mandatory GMO labeling system, such as the one set to take effect in Vermont in July...
Talks Continue on Voluntary GMO Labeling; Prices Fall, Farmers Cutting New Equipment Costs
Talks Continue on Voluntary GMO Labeling; Prices Fall, Farmers Cutting New Equipment Costs
The Senate is back in session after a two-week break. The Senate failed to limit debate on a voluntary GMO-labeling bill last month, and supporters are vowing to try again.  The question is whether enough middle ground can be found to get farm-state Democrats and state’s-rights Republicans to vote for the bill...
Grocery Man. Assoc. Didn’t Know of Violating WA. State Law; TPP Ratification
Grocery Man. Assoc. Didn’t Know of Violating WA. State Law; TPP Ratification
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is preparing to prove in court that officials didn't know that they were violating Washington State law when they decided to set up an account for food companies to pay into in order to oppose the 2013 GMO labeling ballot initiative there without having to disclose where the money came from...

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