Boston Globe calls Massachusetts GMO labeling bill "worst bill of all"

| June 21, 2016

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. . . [H]ere’s the Globe’s take on how Massachusetts legislators should set their priorities before going on vacation.

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Drum roll, please, for the worst bill of all: legislation mandating GMO labeling for foods. About two-thirds of all food sold in the United States contain genetically modified ingredients. Despite the unfounded hysteria GMOs provoke, they’ve been used safely for more than two decades. People who don’t want to consume GMO products can buy non-GMO food, which is labeled as such. The bill would enshrine unscientific paranoia into law and be an embarrassment to a state that’s home to so many leading scientists. Nuts — organic or otherwise — to that.

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