S. 2609 - An Original Bill to Amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to Require the Secretary of Agriculture to Establish a National Voluntary Labeling Standard for Bioengineered Foods, and for Other Purposes.

Agriculture and food.
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Summary:
An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

An Original Bill to Amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to Require the Secretary of Agriculture to Establish a National Voluntary Labeling Standard for Bioengineered Foods, and for Other Purposes.

S. 2609 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes.
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  • An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes.
Sponsor
Pat Roberts
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture and food
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Consumer affairs
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Federal preemption
    • Food supply, safety, and labeling
    • Genetics
    • State and local government operations
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced3/01/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/01/2016
    3/01/2016Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Roberts. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/01/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 379.
    3/01/2016Introduced in Senate
    12/09/2016By Senator Roberts from Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry filed written report. Report No. 114-403. Additional views filed.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    154 Organizations Supported and 36 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Original Bill to Amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to Require the Secretary of Agriculture to Establish a National Voluntary Labeling Standard for Bioengineered Foods, and for Other Purposes.

    154 organizations supported this bill

    AACC International
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Ag Processing, Inc.
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Agri-Mark
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    AgriBank
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Agricultural Council of California
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Agricultural Retailers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Agrivida
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Amalgamated Sugar
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    american agriwomen
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Bakers Association
    American Bakers Association (2016, March 1). Bakers Appreciative of Senate Ag Bipartisan Approval of Uniform GMO Labeling Standard. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from American Bakers Association.
    American Beverage Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Crystal Sugar
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Dairy Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    American Farm Bureau Federation (2016, March 1). Farm Bureau urges senators to act quickly on the Senate Ag Committee’s labeling bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from American Farm Bureau Federation.
    American Feed Industry Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Frozen Food Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Fruit and Vegetable Processors and Growers Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Phytopathological Society
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Seed Trade Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Soybean Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    American Sugarbeet Growers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Apple Processors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    AquaBounty Technologies
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Associated Milk Producers Inc.
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    BASF
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Beet Sugar Development Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Biocom
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Biotechnology Industry Organization (2016, March 1). BIO Applauds Advancement of GMO Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Biotechnology Industry Organization.
    Bunge North America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    C&S Wholesale Grocers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Alfalfa & Forage Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Association of Wheat Growers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Association of Winegrape Growers
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Beet Growers Association
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Canning Peach Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Citrus Mutual
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Farm Bureau Federation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Grain & Feed Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California League of Food Processors
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Life Sciences Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Retailers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Seed Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    California Tomato Growers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Can Manufacturers Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Canned Food Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Ceres Solutions
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    CHS Inc.
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Co-alliance Llp
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    CoBank
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Coca-Cola Company
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    ConAgra Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Corn Refiners Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Council for Responsible Nutrition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    CropLife America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Crystal Creamery
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dairy Farmers of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dean Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Del Monte Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Delhaize
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dow Chemical Company
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dr Pepper Snapple Group
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Dupont
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Farm Credit Services of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Food Marketing Institute
    Food Marketing Institute (2016, March 1). Food Retail Industry Praises Senate Committee Action on National GMO Labeling Legislation. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Food Marketing Institute.
    Foremost Farms USA Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    General Mills
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Global Cold Chain Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Global Harvest Initiative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Grocery Manufacturers Association
    Grocery Manufacturers Association (2016, March 1). GMA Praises Senate Agriculture Committee Approval of National Food Labeling Legislation. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Grocery Manufacturers Association.
    Growmark
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Hershey
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Hormel Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Hy-Vee
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Independent Bakers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    International Dairy Foods Association
    International Dairy Foods Association (2016, March 1). IDFA Commends Senate Ag Committee for Approving National Labeling Bill for Bioengineered Products. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from International Dairy Foods Association.
    International Foodservice Distributors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    International Franchise Association
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    JM Smucker Company
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Joseph Gallo Farms
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    JR Simplot
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Kellogg Company
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Kroger
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Leprino Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    McCormick & Company
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Meijer
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Midwest Food Processors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Monsanto
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Association of Chain Drug Stores
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
    Ibach, Greg (2016, February 23). NASDA Letter in Support of Chairman Roberts' Bill to Establish a National, Voluntary Standard for Biotech Labeling. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.
    National Association of Wheat Growers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Barley Growers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Confectioners Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Corn Growers Association
    National Corn Growers Association (2016, March 1). NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS SENATE AG COMMITTEE ACTION ON GMO LABELING. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from National Corn Growers Association.
    National Cotton Council
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Fisheries Institute
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Grain and Feed Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Grape Cooperative Association, Inc.
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Grocers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Milk Producers Federation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Oilseed Processors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Potato Council
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Renderers Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Restaurant Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Sorghum Producers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    National Turkey Federation
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Nestlé
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    North American Millers' Association
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    northwest food processors association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Novozymes
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Ocean Spray Cranberries
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Pacific Coast Producers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    PepsiCo
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Pet Food Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Plains Cotton Cooperative Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Red Gold, Inc
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Riceland Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Rocky Mountain Agribusiness Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Schwan Food
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Select Milk Producers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Sidney Sugars Incorporated
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Snack Food Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Southeast Milk
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Southern Crop Production Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Southern States Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Southwest Council of Agribusiness
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    SYSCO
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Tate & Lyle
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Turkey Hill Dairy
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    U.S. Beet Sugar Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    U.S. Canola Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    U.S. Dry Bean Council
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    U.S. Tobacco Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    United Potato Growers of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    United Producers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Upstate Niagara Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Utz Quality Foods
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Walmart
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    West Central Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Western Plant Health Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Western Sugar Cooperative
    Undersigned organizations (2016, February 23). 652 Farm, Producer, Manufacturer and Retail Groups Urge Senate to Pass Roberts’ Food Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.
    Western United Dairymen
    Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (2016, March 1). CFSAF APPLAUDS SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF NON-STIGMATIZING NATIONAL, UNIFORM LABELING STANDARD. Retrieved March 3, 2016, from Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.

    36 organizations opposed this bill

    Alliance for Justice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    alliance for natural health
    Alliance for Natural Health (2016, February 22). Action Alert: Bad Senate GMO Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Alliance for Natural Health.
    American Association for Justice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    american sustainable business council
    Kelly, Nick (2016, March 2). Anti-GMO Labeling Bill Taken up by Senate Committee. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from American Sustainable Business Council.
    Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    California Certified Organic Farmers
    Sooby, Jane (2016, February 29). DARK Act Update. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from California Certified Organic Farmers.
    Center for Biological Diversity
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Center for Food Safety
    Center for Food Safety (2016, February 24). DARK Act Strikes Back: 7 Things Everyone Should Know. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Center for Food Safety.
    Center for Justice & Democracy
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Citizens for GMO Labeling
    Citizens for GMO Labeling (2016, February 21). Here We Go Again: The DARK Act Returns. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from Citizens for GMO Labeling.
    Common Dreams
    McCauley, Lauren (2016, March 1). Right-to-Know Fight Heats Up as Pro-GMO DARK Act Advances. Retrieved March 7, 2016, from Common Dreams.
    Consumer Action
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Consumer Federation of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Over 600 Groups Oppose Legislation That Would Deny Consumers the Right to Know. Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Food & Water Watch.
    Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Consumers Union
    Consumers Union (2016, February 29). Consumers Union Highlights Flaws of Roberts’ GMO Bill, Urges Ag Committee to Say No. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Consumers Union.
    CREDO Action
    CREDO Action (2016, March 2). Tell Senate Democrats: Stand strong against Monsanto’s DARK Act. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from CREDO Action.
    Environmental Working Group
    Environmental Working Group (2016, March 1). Statement Of EWG’s Scott Faber On Passage Of DARK Act By Senate Agriculture Committee. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Environmental Working Group.
    farm and ranch freedom alliance
    Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (2016, February 19). DARK Act filed in the Senate – call now!. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance.
    Food Policy Action
    Food Policy Action (2016, February 22). Food Policy Action Opposes Senate DARK Act. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Food Policy Action.
    GMO Free U.S.A.
    GMO Free U.S.A. (2016, February 20). STOP THE DARK ACT ONCE AND FOR ALL. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from GMO Free U.S.A..
    GMO Inside
    Anna (2016, February 24). Call Your Senators to Stop the DARK Act!. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from GMO Inside.
    Green America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Just Label It
    Just Label It (2016, February 19). Senate Introduces DARK Act to Deny Consumers the Right to Know About GMOs. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from Just Label It.
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    National Family Farm Coalition
    National Family Farm Coalition (2016, March 14). NFFC Stands for the Right to Know, Against DARK Act. Retrieved March 21, 2016, from National Family Farm Coalition.
    National Farmers Union
    National Farmers Union (2016, February 23). NFU Statement on Proposed Senate GMO Labeling Bill. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from National Farmers Union.
    National Organic Coalition
    National Organic Coalition (2016, February 23). Take Action: The Senate will vote soon on a bill to prohibit mandatory GMO labeling. Retrieved March 21, 2016, from National Organic Coalition.
    National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Over 600 Groups Oppose Legislation That Would Deny Consumers the Right to Know. Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Food & Water Watch.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Over 600 Groups Oppose Legislation That Would Deny Consumers the Right to Know. Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Food & Water Watch.
    Organic Consumers Association
    Organic Consumers Association (2016, February 22). OCA Statement on Senate Bill to Preempt State GMO Labeling Laws. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from Organic Consumers Association.
    Organic Seed Alliance
    Hubbard, Kristina (2016, March 7). Can You Help Stop a Bad GMO Labeling Bill?. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Organic Seed Alliance.
    Public Citizen
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Public Justice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Sciencecorps
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). Group Letter in Opposition to the DARK Act, Banning State GMO Labeling Requirements. Retrieved March 18, 2016, from Center for Justice & Democracy.
    Sierra Club
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Over 600 Groups Oppose Legislation That Would Deny Consumers the Right to Know. Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Food & Water Watch.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$600,486$36,150
    Kelly AyotteRNH$790,486$28,750
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$159,732$744,823
    John BarrassoRWY$363,273$6,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$856,435$1,157,286
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$268,900$83,729
    Roy BluntRMO$1,473,066$34,200
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$787,167$218,488
    John BoozmanRAR$560,527$7,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$6,902$9,647
    Sherrod BrownDOH$400,686$677,003
    Richard BurrRNC$1,144,074$18,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$206,613$150,177
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$490,217$19,450
    Ben CardinDMD$205,698$82,025
    Tom CarperDDE$615,227$31,970
    Bob CaseyDPA$831,450$132,204
    Bill CassidyRLA$964,828$45,800
    Daniel CoatsRIN$98,600$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$990,439$30,950
    Susan M. CollinsRME$306,790$65,350
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$478,680$95,779
    Bob CorkerRTN$612,756$250
    John CornynRTX$1,048,248$6,950
    Tom CottonRAR$730,277$2,875
    Mike CrapoRID$524,566$3,500
    Ted CruzRTX$679,892$11,065
    Steve DainesRMT$658,706$4,500
    Joe DonnellyDIN$482,783$91,615
    Dick DurbinDIL$405,953$124,336
    Mike EnziRWY$404,037$19,700
    Joni ErnstRIA$336,618$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$485,667$19,722
    Deb FischerRNE$603,327$2,000
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$534,998$9,000
    Al FrankenDMN$267,742$354,426
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,084,481$7,333
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$606,848$182,371
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$552,203$53,163
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$643,894$30,300
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$998,884$37,250
    Martin HeinrichDNM$313,509$442,956
    Heidi HeitkampDND$319,653$67,915
    Dean HellerRNV$537,665$28,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$105,850$133,114
    John HoevenRND$343,452$10,500
    Jim InhofeROK$298,168$2,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$863,424$9,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$712,800$1,750
    Tim KaineDVA$391,536$652,172
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$92,072$73,735
    Mark KirkRIL$579,871$35,520
    Amy KlobucharDMN$519,159$46,513
    James LankfordROK$399,455$2,050
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$183,150$110,058
    Mike LeeRUT$250,650$2,000
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$477,000$36,825
    Ed MarkeyDMA$420,953$578,973
    John McCainRAZ$356,600$6,600
    Claire McCaskillDMO$433,911$169,511
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,093,275$13,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$713,316$49,150
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$157,172$253,273
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$102,911$6,250
    Jerry MoranRKS$811,492$11,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$582,495$21,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$178,558$403,914
    Patty MurrayDWA$740,193$336,463
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$485,805$161,925
    Rand PaulRKY$309,172$7,000
    David PerdueRGA$750,786$7,700
    Gary C. PetersDMI$529,605$696,759
    Rob PortmanROH$1,415,134$57,760
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$158,663$29,250
    Harry ReidDNV$268,900$25,767
    Jim RischRID$145,137$2,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,214,203$11,250
    Mike RoundsRSD$413,350$11,000
    Marco RubioRFL$1,122,575$18,313
    Bernie SandersIVT$52,685$379,284
    Ben SasseRNE$434,647$750
    Brian SchatzDHI$260,677$396,265
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,164,608$237,451
    Tim ScottRSC$1,073,875$25,550
    Jeff SessionsRAL$108,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,838$364,048
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$248,453$1,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,168,057$129,091
    Dan SullivanRAK$361,404$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$489,315$443,251
    John ThuneRSD$683,834$25,133
    Thom TillisRNC$729,275$4,700
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,355,462$22,600
    Tom UdallDNM$249,900$264,984
    David VitterRLA$129,100$20,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$746,549$122,702
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$261,448$2,002,455
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$184,406$170,867
    Roger F. WickerRMS$230,619$15,500
    Ron WydenDOR$791,139$262,688

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$600,486$36,150
    Kelly AyotteRNH$790,486$28,750
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$159,732$744,823
    John BarrassoRWY$363,273$6,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$856,435$1,157,286
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$268,900$83,729
    Roy BluntRMO$1,473,066$34,200
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$787,167$218,488
    John BoozmanRAR$560,527$7,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$6,902$9,647
    Sherrod BrownDOH$400,686$677,003
    Richard BurrRNC$1,144,074$18,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$206,613$150,177
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$490,217$19,450
    Ben CardinDMD$205,698$82,025
    Tom CarperDDE$615,227$31,970
    Bob CaseyDPA$831,450$132,204
    Bill CassidyRLA$964,828$45,800
    Daniel CoatsRIN$98,600$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$990,439$30,950
    Susan M. CollinsRME$306,790$65,350
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$478,680$95,779
    Bob CorkerRTN$612,756$250
    John CornynRTX$1,048,248$6,950
    Tom CottonRAR$730,277$2,875
    Mike CrapoRID$524,566$3,500
    Ted CruzRTX$679,892$11,065
    Steve DainesRMT$658,706$4,500
    Joe DonnellyDIN$482,783$91,615
    Dick DurbinDIL$405,953$124,336
    Mike EnziRWY$404,037$19,700
    Joni ErnstRIA$336,618$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$485,667$19,722
    Deb FischerRNE$603,327$2,000
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$534,998$9,000
    Al FrankenDMN$267,742$354,426
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,084,481$7,333
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$606,848$182,371
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$552,203$53,163
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$643,894$30,300
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$998,884$37,250
    Martin HeinrichDNM$313,509$442,956
    Heidi HeitkampDND$319,653$67,915
    Dean HellerRNV$537,665$28,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$105,850$133,114
    John HoevenRND$343,452$10,500
    Jim InhofeROK$298,168$2,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$863,424$9,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$712,800$1,750
    Tim KaineDVA$391,536$652,172
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$92,072$73,735
    Mark KirkRIL$579,871$35,520
    Amy KlobucharDMN$519,159$46,513
    James LankfordROK$399,455$2,050
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$183,150$110,058
    Mike LeeRUT$250,650$2,000
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$477,000$36,825
    Ed MarkeyDMA$420,953$578,973
    John McCainRAZ$356,600$6,600
    Claire McCaskillDMO$433,911$169,511
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,093,275$13,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$713,316$49,150
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$157,172$253,273
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$102,911$6,250
    Jerry MoranRKS$811,492$11,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$582,495$21,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$178,558$403,914
    Patty MurrayDWA$740,193$336,463
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$485,805$161,925
    Rand PaulRKY$309,172$7,000
    David PerdueRGA$750,786$7,700
    Gary C. PetersDMI$529,605$696,759
    Rob PortmanROH$1,415,134$57,760
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$158,663$29,250
    Harry ReidDNV$268,900$25,767
    Jim RischRID$145,137$2,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,214,203$11,250
    Mike RoundsRSD$413,350$11,000
    Marco RubioRFL$1,122,575$18,313
    Bernie SandersIVT$52,685$379,284
    Ben SasseRNE$434,647$750
    Brian SchatzDHI$260,677$396,265
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,164,608$237,451
    Tim ScottRSC$1,073,875$25,550
    Jeff SessionsRAL$108,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,838$364,048
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$248,453$1,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,168,057$129,091
    Dan SullivanRAK$361,404$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$489,315$443,251
    John ThuneRSD$683,834$25,133
    Thom TillisRNC$729,275$4,700
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,355,462$22,600
    Tom UdallDNM$249,900$264,984
    David VitterRLA$129,100$20,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$746,549$122,702
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$261,448$2,002,455
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$184,406$170,867
    Roger F. WickerRMS$230,619$15,500
    Ron WydenDOR$791,139$262,688

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,625,639
    Restaurants & drinking establishments$5,392,834
    Credit agencies & finance companies$3,817,667
    Crop production & basic processing$3,814,479
    Chemicals$3,741,693
    Livestock$2,298,326
    Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,272,462
    Department, variety & convenience stores$1,941,921
    Biotech products & research$1,849,495
    Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,830,846
    Tobacco & Tobacco products$1,786,955
    Food stores$1,740,226
    Milk & dairy producers$1,496,441
    Drug stores$1,475,560
    Agricultural services & related industries$1,420,173
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,185,731
    Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,184,786
    Wine & distilled spirits manufacturing$1,175,992
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,091,408
    Food wholesalers$972,709
    Retail trade$815,174
    Poultry & eggs$811,863
    Meat processing & products$696,801
    General business associations$683,423
    Manufacturing$635,786
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$620,750
    Animal feed & health products$586,153
    Fish Processing$554,984
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Nutritional & dietary supplements$522,428
    Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$444,677
    Food & Beverage Products and Services$444,300
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
    Cotton$398,083
    Grain traders & terminals$391,649
    Food catering & food services$386,621
    Chambers of commerce$358,176
    Fishing$343,590
    Freight & delivery services$258,407
    Confectionery processors & manufacturers$254,640
    Agriculture$189,296
    Farm bureaus$165,148
    Metal cans & containers$151,450
    Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
    Feedlots & related livestock services$109,300

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Environmental policy$5,398,859
    Crop production & basic processing$3,814,479
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
    Agriculture$189,296
    Human Rights$45,000
    Consumer groups$750
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