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GMO Labeling Update: State Efforts Pick Up Momentum, Big Ag Doubles Down
Most Americans would prefer to know whether or not they're eating genetically engineered foods .
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Congress considers blocking GMO food labeling
A new bill introduced in Congress looks to ban states from implementing their own labeling laws when it comes to food containing genetically engineered ingredients.
House Bill Aimed At Prohibiting Mandatory GMO Food Labeling
Reuters has recently reported that Mike Pompeo, a Republican congressman from Kansas, introduced legislation on April 16 that would "nullify efforts" in the nearly two dozen states requiring genetically modified food labeling.
Vermont Lawmakers Pass Country's First No-Strings-Attached GMO Labeling Law
April 16 - Today, by a vote of 28 to 2, the Vermont state senate passed H.112, a bill to require mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that contain genetically modified organisms .
Biotech In Ag Given Clear Endorsement By President Obama
BIOTECH IN AG GIVEN CLEAR ENDORSEMENT BY PRESIDENT OBAMA Apr. 16, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: The dedication of Dr. Norman Borlaug's statue in the U.S. Capitol last month brought together an amazing array of Democrats and Republicans, united in highlighting his accomplishments in feeding the world.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Ronnie Cummins and Stan Cox: Require labels on GM food
Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, has introduced a bill – supported by the agriculture industry – to pre-empt states from passing mandatory labeling laws on genetically modified foods.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Opinion Line Extra
It's not too late for the Wichita City Council members to reverse their decision to rename ICT, thereby saving their jobs and avoiding forever being labeled wasteful spenders of taxpayer dollars.
Republicans at Odds With Christine Lagarde Over IMF Reforms
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said she will accelerate efforts to secure a U.S. agreement to controversial funding reforms for the organization, even as congressional Republicans tell Newsmax they oppose the measure.
A Modest Proposal for a Genetically-Engineered Label Compromise
A flurry of activity often precedes a breakthrough, so don't be surprised if we soon have new laws on labeling foods with genetically-engineered ingredients.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Monsanto, Pompeo, GMOs and Koch, evil by any other name would smell as bad
If you try to watch what you eat and occasionally shop in the health food section of the grocery store or at a co-op, you have no doubt heard of the campaign to label genetically modified foods, also known as GMOS .
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ABA commends U.S. reps for introducing food-labeling act
The American Bakers Association , Washington, commends Reps. Mike Pompeo , G.K. Butterfield , Marsha Blackburn , Jim Matheson and Ed Whitfield for introducing the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act to establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with genetically modified organisms .
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Kansas Republican Mike Pompeo Introduces Safe And Accurate Food Labeling Act For New GMO Products
I'm the founder of Science 2.0A and co-author of "Science Left Behind". A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone... Kansas Republican Mike Pompeo, a Congressman from Wichita, is behind a bill to create a national standard for mandatory for review of GMO foods by the FDA, called the"Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
'Monsanto, Koch Alliance'? GOP Congressman Pushes Bill to Block GMO Labling
In a move slammed as sealing "an unholy alliance between Monsanto and Koch Industries," a Kansas congressman has submitted legislation that would ban state-level GMO labeling laws.
Bill would have FDA decide on labeling genetically modified food
Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo is pushing a bill in Congress that would shift responsibility for any labeling of genetically modified foods to the hands of the federal government, potentially stopping the efforts underway in many states to mandate labels on such foods.
Vermont weighs need for legal defense fund - NIOSH: Report does not support faster line speeds
VERMONT WEIGHS NEED FOR LEGAL DEFENSE FUND: Lawmakers in Vermont could vote as early as today whether to include in their pending mandatory GMO labeling bill a provision to allow individuals to donate to a fund that would help pay for implementation and legal defense of the measure.
The Wichita Eagle
General aviationa s real impact lies behind the numbers
Textron's recent acquisition of Beechcraft and the creation of Textron Aviation shows just what a dynamic time this is for the general aviation manufacturing industry.
Wheat Growers Support Federal GMO Labeling Bill
WHEAT GROWERS SUPPORT FEDERAL GMO LABELING BILL Apr. 10, 2014 Source: National Association of Wheat Growers news release The National Association of Wheat Growers welcomes the introduction of legislation that would establish a voluntary federal labeling standard for foods and beverages made with genetically modified ingredients, also known as GMOs.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Kansas City Star
KCK health care worker accused of billing Medicaid for a 39-hour day
Several Kansas City police officers briefly held the arm of a man before he fell from the Heart of America Bridge on Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. bill seeks to block mandatory GMO food labeling by states
A Republican congressman from Kansas introduced legislation on Wednesday that would nullify efforts in multiple states to require labeling of genetically modified foods The bill, dubbed the "Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act" was drafted by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo from Kansas, and is aimed at overriding bills in roughly two dozen states that would ... (more)
Pro-GMO labeling groups take to the Hill - Concerns mount over Chinese chicken
Rep. Mike Pompeo is expected to introduce today a food industry-backed bill that would preempt state mandatory GMO labeling efforts and give ultimate authority to over the matter to FDA, which favors a voluntary approach to GMO labeling.