Details of Washington State’s GM food labeling bill released

If Washington State’s Initiative 522 passes, raw agricultural products that are genetically engineered, and processed foods with such ingredients, will have to be labeled beginning July 1, 2015.

Agricultural products would be labeled “genetically engineered.” Processed foods would carry a label on the front of packages saying “partially produced with genetic engineering” or “may be partially produced with genetic engineering.”

Although the measure refers to genetic engineering, such crops are more commonly called genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

Read the full, original story here: “What I-522 would require

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