GMO labeling forces look for a win after two defeats

The following is an excerpt.

With the defeat of California’s Proposition 37 last November and the recent signing of House Resolution 933, opponents of genetically modified foods are in bad need of a win. And with the state legislative season starting to wind down — 9 of the 50 states have already adjourned for the year—those who want food with GMOs labeled or banned are running out of venues for scoring such a win.

If one or more state legislatures don’t come through soon, the side that wants GMOs in food labeled will back to where they were one year ago — trying to persuade a majority of a state’s voters to agree with them. That next initiative battle is being brought is in Washington State in the form of an ballot measure brought through the Legislature, called I-522.

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