|Sanford Representative Dies at 66 After Battle with Cancer|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 7/15/2015. AP - A Democratic representative from Sanford who was serving his second term in the Maine House has died after a battle with cancer. [Bill Noon, a MOFGA-certified organic grower and member of the Maine Legislature's Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee]
|Congress Moves To Stop States From Requiring GMO Labeling|
Huffington Post - 7/14/2015. By Michael McAuliff - Washington: Congress took the first step Tuesday to ban states such as Vermont from requiring companies to label whether foods contain genetically modified organisms, advancing a House Agriculture Committee bill that would pre-empt such laws.
|House Ag Committee Says ‘No’ to GMO Labeling, What’s Next?|
Common Dreams - 7/14/2015. By Katherine Paul - With no debate and only a voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture today (July 14, 2015) passed out of committee H.R. 1599, a bill to preempt states’ rights to label GMOs. Within hours, it was announced that the bill will go straight to the House floor, as early as next week, with no vote in the Energy and Commerce Committee.