Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Statement of AFBF President Zippy Duvall on Passage of GMO Disclosure Legislation in the House

WASHINGTON – “Today’s House passage of GMO disclosure legislation means we now begin the work of putting in place a uniform, national labeling system that will provide balanced, accurate information to consumers. Genetically engineered crops have a decades-long track record of safety and benefits for agricultural productivity and our environment. This legislation helps to continue those benefits by avoiding the confusion of differing and potentially misleading labeling standards from state to state. The next stop is the president’s desk. We are pleased that Congress has moved quickly to finish the job.”

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Idaho Wheat Commission Funds Endowed Chair of Risk Management

Boise-The Idaho Wheat Commission announced a $2 million gift to the University of Idaho Thursday to fund a new effort to expand education ...