FOODSERVICE COSTS WOULD RISE: Labeling of bioengineered foods dubbed inflationary
- New Vermont GMO labeling law fuels debate. Misko, George // Packaging Digest;Aug2014, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p22
The article discusses the conflicts concerning the new Vermont Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) labeling law, which makes it mandatory to do labeling of all food items produced entirely or partially from GMOs by July 1, 2016 and mentions the U.S. Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014.
- Dissecting the GMO Labeling Debate. MAYER, MARINA // Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Retailer;Dec2012, p6
The author reflects on the debate about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). She mentions that California officials disapproved Proposition 37, the "California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act" which would have mandated the labelling of GMOs in all products. She quotes Organic...
- Connecticut passes GMO labeling law -- sort of. Robinson, Elton // Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;6/10/2013, p4
The article reports on the passing of legislation that will require labeling of genetically modified organism (GMO) foods by the Connecticut General Assembly on June 3, 2013. Additional states with at least 20 million in population must pass a similar legislation for the Connecticut law to be...
- GMO LABELING--TRUTH BEYOND THE HYPE. Bennett, Anna K. // Agricultural Management Committee Newsletter;Jul2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p7
The article offers information on the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms (GMO). One commonly cited reason for GMO labels is that GMO products are harmful to consumers. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, GMO are similar to conventional species which pose no greater...
- Can US Congress stop state mandatory labeling initiatives? Robinson, Elton // Western Farm Press;5/3/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p4
The article focuses on the introduction of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives as of May 2014 to set federal standards for labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), saying that such standards should be set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- Family ties. Simon, Michele // Functional Ingredients;Nov2012, Issue 124, p24
The article presents an overview of California's proposition 37, a piece of legislation which if passed in November of 2012 would require the labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients or genetically modified organisms. The impact the passage of the proposition would have on...
- Can U.S. Congress act to stop state GMO labeling initiatives? Robinson, Elton // Delta Farm Press;4/18/2014, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p4
The author discusses a proposed bill in the U.S. House of Representatives regarding standards for the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in U.S. states as of April 2014, with a focus on state labeling initiatives, and GMO regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- Debate concerning mandatory GMO labeling laws continues. // Food Engineering;Sep2014, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p15
The article informs that U.S. food industry leaders are blocking any attempt by Congress to pass mandatory genetically modified organisms (GMO) labeling laws, as well as reports that Oregon Democratic Representative Peter DeFazio announced in July 2014 support for GMO labeling legislation.
- GMO LABELING ARTICLE: PRO AND OPPOSITION ARGUMENTS. King, Mircha Chad // Agricultural Management Committee Newsletter;Jul2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of enacting federal laws on labeling genetically modified organism (GMO) food products. The policy of voluntary labeling of the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration requires food manufacturers to label their GMO products. Supporters of...