Washington: State’s GE labeling battle attracts national interest

A national fight over labeling of genetically engineered foods is touching down in Washington this fall, fueled by money from organic and food-safety advocates.

On the other side, large agribusiness and food industry groups are giving mightily to efforts that oppose Initiative 522.

Like Proposition 37 that failed narrowly in California a year ago after opponents spent $46 million to defeat it, I-522 would require that food products with genetically modified or engineered contents be labeled.

Read the full story here: State’s GE labeling battle attracts national interest

 

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