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Washington State GMO labeling efforts are light on science

| January 10, 2013

Anti-GMO groups in Washington state, whose citizens will vote on a labeling law next November, are presenting deceptive information about the technology, according to the Seattle Weekly News and acknowledged by the initiative’s sponsor, Chris McManus. The public should know more about genetic engineering. However, what people need to know—the precise way the technology has been used in a given food and any relevant concerns—can’t fit on a label.

View the original article here: GMO Labeling Fables

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