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. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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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. (by CRS) 
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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
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    Contributions

    1. November - December 2010 For $219,650 Against $44,300
    2. January - February 2011 For $654,708 Against $152,575
    3. March - April 2011 For $1,398,556 Against $297,717
    4. May - June 2011 For $1,401,152 Against $295,851
    5. July - August 2011 For $732,360 Against $132,248
    6. September - October 2011 For $1,381,260 Against $516,234
    7. November - December 2011 For $1,168,538 Against $362,511
    8. January - February 2012 For $732,401 Against $272,338
    9. March - April 2012 For $1,413,457 Against $539,628
    10. May - June 2012 For $1,897,952 Against $909,824
    11. July - August 2012 For $1,249,000 Against $666,348
    12. September - October 2012 For $2,562,014 Against $2,147,689
    13. November - December 2012 For $518,405 Against $171,713
    14. January - February 2013 For $620,420 Against $186,574
    15. March - April 2013 For $1,472,215 Against $404,908
    16. May - June 2013 For $1,853,773 Against $361,831
    17. July - August 2013 For $906,602 Against $154,296
    18. September - October 2013 For $1,592,746 Against $206,852
    19. November - December 2013 For $1,549,509 Against $209,919
    20. January - February 2014 For $1,062,621 Against $205,872
    21. March - April 2014 For $2,052,761 Against $372,551
    22. May - June 2014 For $2,890,336 Against $561,610
    23. July - August 2014 For $1,943,555 Against $326,761
    24. September - October 2014 For $3,637,910 Against $827,909
    25. November - December 2014 For $827,571 Against $57,220
    26. January - February 2015 For $1,060,713 Against $122,763
    27. March - April 2015 For $2,055,225 Against $358,913
    28. May - June 2015 For $1,957,900 Against $385,942
    29. July - August 2015 For $1,095,624 Against $141,380
    30. September - October 2015 For $1,467,369 Against $356,413
    31. November - December 2015 For $1,521,237 Against $359,188
    32. January - February 2016 For $1,162,310 Against $205,296
    33. March - April 2016 For $2,204,673 Against $456,518
    34. May - June 2016 For $2,586,214 Against $606,853
    35. July - August 2016 For $1,717,593 Against $353,623
    36. September - October 2016 For $2,301,152 Against $323,424
    37. November - December 2016 For $177,785 Against $5,430

    Votes

      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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