Would GMO Labeling Jack Up Food Prices?
The push to require labels for genetically modified food, which flared up in California before drowning under a flood of industry cash last year, is now underway in Washington state. Predictably, agrichemical and organic interests are pouring money into, respectively, defeating and supporting a ballot initiative called I-522, which would require foods containing GMO ingredients […]
Why GMO Labeling Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime
By Zack Kaldveer and Ronnie Cummins Organic Consumers Association, April 9, 2013 The biotech industry, led by Monsanto, will soon descend on the state of Washington to try their best to defeat I-522, a citizens’ ballot initiative to require mandatory labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Voters should prepare themselves for an […]