The Alliance for Biotech Facts represents tens of thousands of farmers, producers, and food manufacturers who stand to be impacted by the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. Alliance members include:
American Farm Bureau Federation
Farm Bureau is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity and social advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being. Farm Bureau is local, county, state, national and international in its scope and influence and is non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character. Farm Bureau is the voice of agricultural producers at all levels.
American Soybean Association
The American Soybean Association (ASA) represents all U.S. soybean farmers on domestic and international policy issues important to the soybean industry. ASA has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean producing states and more than 300,000 soybean farmers.
American sugarbeet growers associatiON
The American Sugarbeet Growers Association represents all 10,000 family farmers in all 11 producing states. The farmers own all 22 beet sugar processing factories and make 57% of sugar grown in the United States. They are among the most efficient sugar producers in the world. Pure sugar is the same regardless of whether it comes from sugarbeets or sugarcane or from bioengineered, conventional or organic crops. Adopting sugarbeet biotechnology has provided 26 environmental benefits while providing the highest quality products for consumers across the nation.
Corn refiners association
The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, starch, advanced bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.
NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1957, the National Corn Growers Association represents nearly 40,000 dues-paying corn farmers nationwide and the interests of more than 300,000 growers who contribute through corn checkoff programs in their states. NCGA and its 49 affiliated state organizations work together to create and increase opportunities for corn growers.