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2014-04-09 20:22:23

Legislation Would Reduce Consumer Confusion and Promote Safety of Food WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association applauds the introduction today of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, which would establish a federal standard for voluntary labeling of food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). The bill was introduced by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC),...

2013-12-13 23:25:53

Connecticut has become a pioneer in food labeling as it is the first state to pass legislation to make companies say if their products contain genetically modified organisms or GMOs. Almost Nuts! sees this win as a big step towards a goal to have all GMO foods to be labeled. Denmark, WI (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Gov. Dannel Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing in Fairfield, CT on Wednesday to commemorate a bill that requires certain foods intended for humans to be clearly marked that it...

2013-11-06 12:28:35

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pamela G. Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), issued the following statement today in response to the I-522 election results in Washington State. ?? "We are pleased that the voters of Washington State rejected I-522 by a significant margin. I-522 was a complex and costly proposal that would have misled consumers, raised the price of groceries for Washington families and done nothing to improve...

2013-03-19 16:29:08

U.S. household survey finds one-third choose organic foods to avoid GMOs WASHINGTON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the latest consumer survey conducted for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) reveal that as U.S. families are becoming increasingly aware of the presence of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods in the marketplace, they turn to organic as the food labeled by law to not have been made with genetically engineered ingredients. In...

2012-05-11 23:01:47

The potential dangers of Genetically Modified Foods have been well documented in recent years. However, recent medical research combined with new documentation posted at health and wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com has discovered a new batch of potentially harmful side-effects which GMO´s transfer to the human body. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The potential dangers of Genetically Modified Foods have been well documented in recent years. However, recent medical research combined...

2011-10-04 06:30:00

NEW YORK and DENVER, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, to give consumers the right to know what is in our food. The Just Label It - We Have a Right to Know (www.justlabelit.org) campaign submitted a petition on behalf of millions of consumers to the FDA calling for the mandatory...

2011-01-25 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second issue of FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (Volume 1, Number 2), to be published January 26, 2011, focuses on the increasingly important issue of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In the article published on the Food and Drug Law Institute's website (www.fdli.org), Ross H. Pifer, Director, and Richard J. Lupinsky, Jr., Research Fellow at the Agricultural Law Resource and Reference Center at Penn State University's...

2010-10-07 13:55:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Oct. 10, Whole Foods Market and retailers across the country will celebrate Non-GMO Day to raise consumer awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply. Driven by the nonprofit Non-GMO Project, this Sunday's events are designed to send a wakeup call to consumers across the country. "Most Americans aren't familiar with GMOs or aware of the extent of their use in food," explains Joe Dickson, Whole...

2010-10-01 13:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers have a right to know what is in their food! That's Whole Foods Market's message as it partners with the nonprofit Non-GMO Project to raise awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090707/DA42720) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090707/DA42720) "Shoppers want more information about what's happening to their food," said Michael...

2009-07-07 08:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), the leading natural and organic grocer, today announced a commitment to the Non-GMO Project - a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, processors, distributors, farmers, seed breeders and consumers - to use the Non-GMO's Product Verification Program (PVP) in connection with Whole Foods Market's private label products. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090707/DA42720) The PVP is...