Scott Faber

Scott Faber is the vice president for government affairs for Environmental Working Group (EWG), a public interest research and advocacy organization that uses the power of information to protect human health and the environment.

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Why the Environmental Working Group Isn’t Backing the Toxic Chemicals Compromise
(Editor’s Note: Several weeks ago, a rare thing happened in Washington: Members of the House and Senate, Democrats and Republicans, announced a bipartisan compromise on a long-awaited bill to modernize the nation’s regulation of toxic chemicals. It won the support across the ideological gamut, from...
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
New DARK Act Would Keep American Consumers on Hold
The new version of the DARK Act introduced by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) would allow companies to voluntarily rely on toll-free numbers and websites instead of labels to inform American consumers whether their food was produced with genetic engineering. Under the Roberts proposal , food companies,...
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Monday, March 23, 2015
GMO Labeling Will Not Increase Food Prices
Tomorrow morning, the House Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on the impact of GMO labeling on food prices. Several witnesses will raise their hands and give sworn testimony that a simple disclosure on the back of a package that food made with genetically modified ingredients will raise...
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Friday, July 13, 2012
Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House's Farm Bill
The budget-busting farm bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee late Wednesday night is quite simply the worst piece of farm and food legislation in decades. The bill will feed fewer people, help fewer farmers, do less to promote healthy diets and weaken environmental protections– and it will cost far more than Congressional bean counters say.
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