Archive for May, 2006

ASA Calls EU Traceability & Labeling Review a Whitewash

On behalf of its 25,000 U.S. soybean producer-members, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is outraged by the conclusions adopted today by the European Commission on the trade impact European Union (EU) Traceability & Labeling laws for biotechnology-derived products have had on exports of U.S. agricultural products. “The EU’s biotech labeling and tracing rules have had … Read More »

ASA Announces Biodiesel Priorities for Next Energy Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has long advocated that soybean farmers can help the United States meet its energy needs through the production of soy biodiesel. Today, during a national media teleconference, ASA outlined its biodiesel legislative priorities for Congress to consider as it develops another energy bill. “Biodiesel is environmentally sound alternative to petroleum … Read More »