S. 511 - Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act

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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled accordingly. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act

S. 511 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled accordingly. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled accordingly.
Other Titles
  • Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
  • Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Genetics
  • Immunology and vaccination
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/12/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/12/2015
2/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
2/12/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
77 Organizations Supported and 40 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act

77 organizations supported this bill

alaska trollers association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
AllergyKids Foundation
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Alliance for Humane Biotechnology
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
alliance for natural health
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
American Anti-Vivisection Society
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
American Grassfed Association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Amy's Kitchen
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
animal welfare approved
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Animal Welfare Institute
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Annie's Homegrown
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Ben & Jerry's
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Bon Appetit Management Company
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Breast Cancer Fund
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Center for Biological Diversity
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Center for Effective Government
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Center for Environmental Health
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety (2015, February 12). Chef Colicchio, Activists, Lawmakers Demand Action on GMO Labeling. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Center for Food Safety.
Center for Media and Democracy
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Certified Naturally Grown
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Chefs Collaborative
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Clif Bar & Company
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Consumer Federation of America
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Consumers Union
Consumers Union (2015, February 12). Consumers Union Supports GE Food Right-to-Know Act. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Consumers Union.
Cornucopia Institute
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Council for Responsible Genetics
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
countercorp
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Crab Boat Owners Association of San Francisco
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
CROPP Cooperative
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Earthjustice
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
ecological farming association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Eden Foods
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Endocrine Disruption Exchange
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Environmental Working Group
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Equal Exchange
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
family farm defenders
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Farm Aid
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Food Democracy Now!
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
GMO Inside
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Good Earth Natural Foods
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Green America
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Institute for a Sustainable Future
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Institute for Responsible Technology
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Just Label It
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Label GMOs
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Lundberg Family Farms
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Midwest Organic And Sustainable Education Services
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
National Cooperative Grocers Association
National Cooperative Grocers Association (2015, February 12). NCG Supports Re-Introduced Federal Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from National Cooperative Grocers Association.
National Farmers Union
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
National Organic Coalition
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Nature's Path
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Northeast Organic Farming Association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Northern Plains Resource Council
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
northwest atlantic marine alliance
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
nutiva
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Organic Consumers Association
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
organic farming research foundation
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Organic Seed Alliance
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
PCC Natural Markets
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Pesticide Action Network
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
prevention institute
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Public Citizen
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Rural Advancement Foundation International
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Sierra Club
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Slow Food USA
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Small Planet Institute
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Stonyfield Farm
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Straus Family Creamery
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Sustainable Living Systems
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Truth in Labeling Coalition
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
United Natural Foods
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.
Women's Voices for the Earth
Undersigned (2015, February 12). Over 120 Organizations and Businesses Endorse the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act Introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer and Congressman Peter DeFazio. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from Office of Senator Barbara Boxer.

40 organizations opposed this bill

AACC International
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Agricultural Retailers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
american agriwomen
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Bakers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Beverage Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Farm Bureau Federation
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Feed Industry Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Frozen Food Institute
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Fruit and Vegetable Processors and Growers Coalition
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Seed Trade Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Soybean Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
American Sugarbeet Growers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Coalition for Safe Affordable Food
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Council for Responsible Nutrition
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
CropLife America
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Global Cold Chain Alliance
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Grocery Manufacturers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Independent Bakers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
International Dairy Foods Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
International Franchise Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Association of Manufacturers
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Association of Wheat Growers
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Confectioners Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Corn Growers Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Fisheries Institute
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Grain and Feed Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Milk Producers Federation
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Oilseed Processors Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Potato Council
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Restaurant Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
National Turkey Federation
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
North American Millers' Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Pet Food Institute
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
Snack Food Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
U.S. Beet Sugar Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.
U.S. Canola Association
American Council of Science and Health (2015, February 17). New GMO labeling bill introduced amidst the approval of a GM apple. American Council of Science and Health. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://acsh.org/2015/02/new-gmo-labeling-bill-introduced-amidst-approval-gm-apple/.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,749$129,900
Kelly AyotteRNH$162,073$282,635
Tammy BaldwinDWI$239,139$85,111
John BarrassoRWY$42,950$84,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$603,363$298,816
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,079$40,962
Roy BluntRMO$426,447$601,100
Cory A. BookerDNJ$272,512$159,450
John BoozmanRAR$102,875$196,525
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$2,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$284,560$110,450
Richard BurrRNC$188,975$339,600
Maria CantwellDWA$164,394$53,033
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$92,600$140,300
Ben CardinDMD$101,227$79,350
Tom CarperDDE$38,130$70,450
Bob CaseyDPA$170,096$228,550
Bill CassidyRLA$201,799$422,395
Daniel CoatsRIN$6,850$24,300
William Thad CochranRMS$376,125$433,850
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,400$81,953
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$43,225$79,000
Bob CorkerRTN$135,516$154,985
John CornynRTX$237,900$298,164
Tom CottonRAR$161,444$296,792
Mike CrapoRID$90,749$116,600
Ted CruzRTX$261,960$217,449
Steve DainesRMT$319,010$187,231
Joe DonnellyDIN$76,246$180,100
Dick DurbinDIL$166,461$138,682
Mike EnziRWY$79,200$107,750
Joni ErnstRIA$94,050$154,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$262,035$212,217
Deb FischerRNE$238,910$261,717
Jeff FlakeRAZ$99,809$217,592
Al FrankenDMN$194,618$119,049
Cory GardnerRCO$336,547$393,263
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,017$231,468
Lindsey GrahamRSC$167,753$116,866
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,912$292,819
Orrin G. HatchRUT$109,750$316,711
Martin HeinrichDNM$363,106$125,726
Heidi HeitkampDND$131,797$105,545
Dean HellerRNV$116,255$205,851
Mazie K. HironoDHI$68,826$43,700
John HoevenRND$55,715$166,390
Jim InhofeROK$98,740$57,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,025$285,724
Ron JohnsonRWI$183,399$277,731
Tim KaineDVA$393,102$92,263
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$79,587$57,822
Mark KirkRIL$148,370$160,675
Amy KlobucharDMN$152,722$205,382
James LankfordROK$142,081$160,725
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$53,543$83,750
Mike LeeRUT$26,250$120,100
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$38,450$117,600
Ed MarkeyDMA$447,986$149,623
John McCainRAZ$49,067$172,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$122,097$197,661
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$455,570$621,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$162,050$185,777
Jeff MerkleyDOR$212,884$74,350
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,950$37,911
Jerry MoranRKS$191,725$339,753
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$99,425$160,650
Chris MurphyDCT$202,871$55,650
Patty MurrayDWA$209,496$165,367
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$199,356$208,131
Rand PaulRKY$108,747$104,499
David PerdueRGA$182,100$349,900
Gary C. PetersDMI$607,539$153,542
Rob PortmanROH$259,584$392,929
John "Jack" ReedDRI$47,650$12,200
Harry ReidDNV$53,700$61,700
Jim RischRID$41,250$54,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$158,955$557,547
Mike RoundsRSD$140,751$112,603
Marco RubioRFL$255,801$480,667
Bernie SandersIVT$75,769$25,740
Ben SasseRNE$109,217$191,429
Brian SchatzDHI$353,114$106,300
Chuck SchumerDNY$303,288$365,460
Tim ScottRSC$177,577$362,400
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,000$20,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$279,312$90,233
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,750$71,153
Debbie StabenowDMI$257,408$563,609
Dan SullivanRAK$37,150$178,379
Jon TesterDMT$469,146$65,550
John ThuneRSD$185,561$267,120
Thom TillisRNC$123,404$297,225
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250,466$332,976
Tom UdallDNM$269,395$73,050
David VitterRLA$45,550$37,850
Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,088$147,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$314,492$96,673
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$162,093$61,623
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,300$81,186
Ron WydenDOR$303,843$184,386

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,749$129,900
Kelly AyotteRNH$162,073$282,635
Tammy BaldwinDWI$239,139$85,111
John BarrassoRWY$42,950$84,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$603,363$298,816
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,079$40,962
Roy BluntRMO$426,447$601,100
Cory A. BookerDNJ$272,512$159,450
John BoozmanRAR$102,875$196,525
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$2,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$284,560$110,450
Richard BurrRNC$188,975$339,600
Maria CantwellDWA$164,394$53,033
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$92,600$140,300
Ben CardinDMD$101,227$79,350
Tom CarperDDE$38,130$70,450
Bob CaseyDPA$170,096$228,550
Bill CassidyRLA$201,799$422,395
Daniel CoatsRIN$6,850$24,300
William Thad CochranRMS$376,125$433,850
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,400$81,953
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$43,225$79,000
Bob CorkerRTN$135,516$154,985
John CornynRTX$237,900$298,164
Tom CottonRAR$161,444$296,792
Mike CrapoRID$90,749$116,600
Ted CruzRTX$261,960$217,449
Steve DainesRMT$319,010$187,231
Joe DonnellyDIN$76,246$180,100
Dick DurbinDIL$166,461$138,682
Mike EnziRWY$79,200$107,750
Joni ErnstRIA$94,050$154,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$262,035$212,217
Deb FischerRNE$238,910$261,717
Jeff FlakeRAZ$99,809$217,592
Al FrankenDMN$194,618$119,049
Cory GardnerRCO$336,547$393,263
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,017$231,468
Lindsey GrahamRSC$167,753$116,866
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,912$292,819
Orrin G. HatchRUT$109,750$316,711
Martin HeinrichDNM$363,106$125,726
Heidi HeitkampDND$131,797$105,545
Dean HellerRNV$116,255$205,851
Mazie K. HironoDHI$68,826$43,700
John HoevenRND$55,715$166,390
Jim InhofeROK$98,740$57,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,025$285,724
Ron JohnsonRWI$183,399$277,731
Tim KaineDVA$393,102$92,263
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$79,587$57,822
Mark KirkRIL$148,370$160,675
Amy KlobucharDMN$152,722$205,382
James LankfordROK$142,081$160,725
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$53,543$83,750
Mike LeeRUT$26,250$120,100
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$38,450$117,600
Ed MarkeyDMA$447,986$149,623
John McCainRAZ$49,067$172,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$122,097$197,661
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$455,570$621,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$162,050$185,777
Jeff MerkleyDOR$212,884$74,350
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,950$37,911
Jerry MoranRKS$191,725$339,753
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$99,425$160,650
Chris MurphyDCT$202,871$55,650
Patty MurrayDWA$209,496$165,367
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$199,356$208,131
Rand PaulRKY$108,747$104,499
David PerdueRGA$182,100$349,900
Gary C. PetersDMI$607,539$153,542
Rob PortmanROH$259,584$392,929
John "Jack" ReedDRI$47,650$12,200
Harry ReidDNV$53,700$61,700
Jim RischRID$41,250$54,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$158,955$557,547
Mike RoundsRSD$140,751$112,603
Marco RubioRFL$255,801$480,667
Bernie SandersIVT$75,769$25,740
Ben SasseRNE$109,217$191,429
Brian SchatzDHI$353,114$106,300
Chuck SchumerDNY$303,288$365,460
Tim ScottRSC$177,577$362,400
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,000$20,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$279,312$90,233
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,750$71,153
Debbie StabenowDMI$257,408$563,609
Dan SullivanRAK$37,150$178,379
Jon TesterDMT$469,146$65,550
John ThuneRSD$185,561$267,120
Thom TillisRNC$123,404$297,225
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250,466$332,976
Tom UdallDNM$269,395$73,050
David VitterRLA$45,550$37,850
Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,088$147,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$314,492$96,673
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$162,093$61,623
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,300$81,186
Ron WydenDOR$303,843$184,386

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Crop production & basic processing$3,814,479
Livestock$2,298,326
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,272,462
Food stores$1,740,226
Milk & dairy producers$1,496,441
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$444,677
Food & Beverage Products and Services$444,300
Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
Food catering & food services$386,621
Animal Rights$370,120
Fishing$343,590
Agriculture$189,296
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$5,392,834
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,272,462
Biotech products & research$1,849,495
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,830,846
Milk & dairy producers$1,496,441
Agricultural services & related industries$1,420,173
Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,185,731
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,184,786
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,091,408
Poultry & eggs$811,863
General business associations$683,423
Manufacturing$635,786
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$620,750
Animal feed & health products$586,153
Nutritional & dietary supplements$522,428
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$444,677
Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
Fishing$343,590
Freight & delivery services$258,407
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$254,640
Agriculture$189,296
Farm bureaus$165,148
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