DARK Act passes through Senate, in another bill, denying the American’s right to know

Eggs-Bar-Code-Gmo-FoodThe Senate in a vote of 65-32 voted to the approve the highly flawed genetically engineered labeling bill. The bill, S.B. 764, offered by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Pat Roberts (R-KY), also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, denies the right of the U.S. consumer to know what is in their food and preempts state law, (http://www.renewablefarming.com/images/2016Images/2016PDF/SA4934.pdf). Continue reading “DARK Act passes through Senate, in another bill, denying the American’s right to know”

Kelloggs, General Mills, Mars and ConAgra announce national GM labeling of their food products.

cambellsThe four major food manufacturing companies announced that they would be labeling food products on a national basis.  Each company has released a statement highlighting their commitment to ensure that their labeling process complies with the State of Vermont labeling law;  highlighting that a uniform national labeling standard would be the most appropriate course of action.  A uniform national standard would preempt state law, and would prevent additional costs to be incurred forcing each company to comply with state standards. Continue reading “Kelloggs, General Mills, Mars and ConAgra announce national GM labeling of their food products.”