Greater Spokane Inc. comes out against Washington’s GMO labeling initiative

Later this year, Washington will vote on whether to label genetically modified foods, or GMOs, and the debate is starting to warm up. Those in favor of Initiative 522 say many countries already require labeling and consumers have a right to know what they’re eating; opponents say the labeling would be costly for Washington families and businesses.

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced today that the Board of Trustees voted to oppose I-522, saying it would “create an unnecessary level of bureaucracy and add a cost to comply that would burden farmers, food producers and grocers.”

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