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Bill Banning State GMO Food Labels Reintroduced in Congress

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) has reintroduced the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 to prevent individual states from requiring labels indicating whether a food was genetically modified (GMO). “GMOs are safe and have a number of important benefits for people and our planet,” Pompeo said. The bill would also tighten the standards companies must use to designate their food as GMO-free: Crops must not be planted with bioengineered seeds, and animals must not be fed bioengineered food. “I...

U.S. LNG Exports to Begin in January

Cheniere Energy expects to become the first company to export liquefied gas from U.S. shale fields in January 2015. Cheniere plans to start receiving natural gas to convert into super-chilled liquid fuel at its first U.S. LNG export terminal by the end of the year.  Chief Executive Officer Charif Souki told reporters outside of the Singapore International Energy Week conference, "We will ship our first cargo sometime in January."  Once Cheniere's first LNG plant starts up, the company...

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