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September 26, 2013 at 4:31 PM

Corporations say no to Initiative 522 in Washington

Contributors pursue economic self-interest 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.] The article on the Initiative 522 campaign states that a total of eight donors have contributed $11.6 million to the NO…


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September 16, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Monsanto, Dupont fight Initiative 522 in Washington

It begs the question A combine harvests wheat along the Oregon-Washington border. The source of a patch of genetically modified wheat found this spring in Oregon remains a mystery, and farmers say they are going ahead with plans to plant their winter crop. [AP Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Jeff Horner File] The Times reported that DuPont Pioneer has…


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