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GMO labeling on produce studied

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two... continue reading »

Study argues consumers see ‘organic’ and ‘non-GM’ food labels as the same

Food labels such as “organic” and “non-genetically modified” can be confusing to consumers, according to a new study published in the journal ... continue reading »

Farm Science Review to feature panel on GMO labeling

Farm Science Review will feature a "GMO Labeling and the U.S. Food System" panel discussion on Sept. 20. Matt Roberts, agricultural economist for the... continue reading »

AFFI commends signing of gmo bill

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) commended President Obama for signing into law legislation that establishes a federal labeling standard for... continue reading »

Obama signs GMO labeling bill into law

President Barack Obama has signed into law bill S. 764, which creates a federal standard for labeling of foods containing genetically modified organ... continue reading »

House approves bill on GMO labeling

Legislation on the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO) has passed through the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the Presiden... continue reading »

NGA applauds Senate vote to advance food labeling measure

The National Grocers Association (NGA) applauded the U.S. Senate for invoking cloture on S. 764, a bill that includes reforms to biotechnology labelin... continue reading »

US Senate reaches deal on GMO labeling

Senate lawmakers reached a deal Thursday, June 23 to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients, just eight days before Vermont's first-i... continue reading »

United Fresh publishes white paper on Vermont labeling law

United Fresh Produce Association has published a white paper and legal backgrounder to assist member companies in understanding and complying with a ... continue reading »

Del Monte announces packaging, GMO changes

Del Monte Foods announced plans for conversion to non-BPA packaging and an increase in non-GMO product offerings.  Del Monte said these moves, which ... continue reading »