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US Farm Bureau opposes non-GMO labels on products without GMO alternatives

| January 11, 2018

An end to the use of non-GMO labels on products that do not have GMO alternatives, NAFTA modification to improve access to difficult Canada dairy markets, and American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall will return for another term. Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention approved several measures Tuesday [Jan. 9] to help assure a prosperous agricultural and rural economy in the coming year and beyond.

Resolutions approved by farmer and rancher delegates from across the nation ran the gamut of issues, from trade to regulatory reform, crop insurance, biotechnology, and more.

Among other things, delegates approved measures supporting:

  • Support for the use of gene-editing techniques such as CRISPR, along with a voluntary and uniform labeling program for such products.

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