Posts tagged: Initiative 522
Attorney General Bob Ferguson held a press conference this morning to announce a lawsuit against a group that has given some $7 million to the campaign against Initiative 522. Here's an updated report from Mike Baker of the Associated Press:
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s attorney general accused a food industry group Wednesday of violating state campaign finance laws for how it collected and spent more than $7 million to oppose a food labeling initiative…
The opening salvo in the battle over the proposal to label genetically modified foods includes ammunition that hit the mark last year in
Wrong on both counts, say supporters of Initiative 522. Pet food isn't covered by the initiative, but genetically modified meats, would have to be labeled – if they ever reach the local supermarket.
Each campaign can produce legal theories of the state’s complicated initiative case law to support their claims. The Yes campaign has mounted a response ad which the No campaign is actively rebutting.
The average voter might wonder whether it’s worth fighting about…
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Daily Show takes on Monsanto in its fight with farmers over seeds.
Which makes it kind of interesting that many farmers are siding with Monsanto in the current campaign over genetically engineered foods and Initiative 522.
OLYMPIA – In another sign that Washington will be the national battleground this fall over genetically altered foods, opponents of a ballot measure requiring those products to be labeled raised almost $1 million last month.
None of it came from Washington state. . .
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