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GMO-labeling game plan: California or bust!

GMO-labeling game plan: California or bust!

Participants in the Millions Against Monsanto march. Taking a play from the gay marriage battle , GMO-labeling advocates are taking a state-level approach. The plan has been to pass labeling bills in states where food is on the public’s radar, in order to convince Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that the issue has teeth. “We want to see it on a national level, but as more states put it up, we’ll get more attention,” says Cary Condotta, the Washington state representative who co-sponsored a GMO-labeling bill. However, it’s not as simple as pointing to the high percentage of Americans who would like to know when they’re eating genetically modified food. According to a 2010 poll [PDF], 93 percent of Americans were in favor of such labeling. Thanks to lobbying by seed companies and other agribusiness players,...

Full article: http://grist.org/scary-food/gmo-labeling-game-plan-califo...

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