GMO labeling

Mandatory Disclosure on Labeling; Travel and Trade Restrictions to Cuba Easing
Mandatory Disclosure on Labeling; Travel and Trade Restrictions to Cuba Easing
The Senate may be settling for pushing through a mandatory GMO labeling bill, but in the form of “mandatory disclosure.” An industry lobbyist says that Senate Agriculture Leaders are moving towards a proposal favored by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, requiring the use of “smart labels” and banning state labeling laws...
USDA Stockpiling New Vaccine; Campbell Soup Co. Voluntary Include GMO Labeling
USDA Stockpiling New Vaccine; Campbell Soup Co. Voluntary Include GMO Labeling
USDA is stockpiling up to 500 million doses of a new vaccine against avian influenza, yet many in the $48 billion poultry industry don’t want it. The National Chicken Council’s Ashley Peterson said “as soon as you vaccinate any bird, you are telling the world bird flu is endemic, and countries are going to stop buying from us, some of them for years...
Capitol Hill Busy With Child Nutrition and Labeling; Workers Fired for Staging Walk Out
Capitol Hill Busy With Child Nutrition and Labeling; Workers Fired for Staging Walk Out
Lawmakers are back in town this week to kick off the second session of the 114th Congress.While this isn't the biggest week for food and ag issues on Capitol Hill, things might not stay quiet for long. Senate Agriculture Committee leaders have said they want to take action on a child nutrition reauthorization and GMO labeling...
Bills Dealing With Labeling Being Introduce in the House and Senate
Bills Dealing With Labeling Being Introduce in the House and Senate
A bill that would make GMO labeling voluntary passed the U.S. House last Thursday. The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act would require developers of genetically engineered plants to obtain FDA safety clearance on all new plant varieties before those foods are introduced into commerce; uphold FDA’s authority to specify special labeling if it finds a health or safety risk is posed by such a variet

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