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Texas GMO labeling advocates face stiff opposition

| | March 24, 2014

When Eric Herm heard in 2005 that genetically modified cottonseeds were the latest innovation on the market, he thought he should plant the crop on his family farm near Lubbock, Tex.

After learning that the “seeds are injected with the genes of herbicides and pesticides,” Mr. Herm became critical of the product. Now, Mr. Herm is among a small group of farmers and environmental advocates pushing for the labeling of G.M.O. products in Texas. But the push is getting little support from the Republican-dominated state leadership or from major agribusinesses.

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