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3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

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

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Food Processing

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Common Dreams

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 .

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Agri Marketing

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.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, US News, Agriculture, Science, Illinois, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wichita, KS, us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Fred Upton

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.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Jerry Moran, Opinion

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: US News, John Mica, US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris

Progressive Farmer

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.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

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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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Wichita, KS

Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

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 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Jim Matheson, Democrat, Ed Whitfield, Food and Drug Administration

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Scientific Blogging

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."

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Common Dreams

'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.

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Free Republic

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.

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Politico

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Drink, Milk

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.

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Agri Marketing

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.

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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.

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Reuters

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)

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Politico

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Food and Drug Administration, Marsha Blackburn, Food Science, Peter DeFazio, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden

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