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September 30, 2013 at 7:17 AM

Labeling genetically modified foods in Washington

This corn prop is one of many used in the campaign to help pass Initiative 522. [Alan Berner, The Seattle Times.] A commercial experiment Much has been written, largely by opponents of I-522, arguing that there is, as of now, no measurable difference in the nutritional value of genetically modified foods compared to organic foods. More

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September 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Labeling genetically engineered foods in Washington

Science doesn’t support I-522 Initiative 522 supporters, who want genetically modified foods to be labeled, gathered for a rally outside a Grocery Manufacturers Association meeting at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. [Mark Harrison, The Seattle Times.] Initiative 522 on Washington’s November general election ballot — to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods — should be soundly…

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