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Why #california should vote for #GMO #food labeling.

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our California News page . There has never been a better time for U.S. grown fruits and vegetables to carry an organic label, especially if you're a grower looking to expand into the European market for organic produce. Europe's organic foods market is second in sales only to North America's. Consumer awareness is creating steady demand, major supermarket chain sales are making it easier for consumers to buy organic, and strict enforcement of E.U. organic labeling laws - including the labeling of all genetically modified (GMO) ingredients - has cultivated a strong, growing base of knowledgeable and trusting consumers. A new agreement between the E.U. and the U.S. - the E.U.-U.S. Organics Equivalency Agreement, effective Jun. 1 - makes it simpler and less costly to export organic produ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25855.cfm

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