Washington: Debate continues over whether to label genetically engineered food

More than 60 countries outside the United States require food suppliers to use “GMO” labels on genetically-modified foods. And if the Yes on Initiative 522 group gets their way, it would become law in Washington as well.

The GMO food fight is gaining momentum and money. The NO on 522 group just raked in another $3 million Wednesday, bringing its campaign contributions up to $11 million compared to the ‘Yes’ camp’s $4.5 million, according to Responsible Choices.

But supporters, who believe consumers have the right to know if their food is genetically modified and labeled such, got a different kind boost Wednesday with support from Jerry Greenfield, the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.

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