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  • U.S. approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving final approval for a field trial releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys.

  • Senators reach deal on GMO labeling

    Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally, a week before a labeling law in Vermont goes into effect.

  • Senate effort to block food labeling of modified food stalls

    The Senate, on a 48-49 vote Wednesday, fell short of the necessary numbers to move ahead on legislation that would have barred states from requiring the labeling of genetically modified …

  • In Washington’s GMO labeling campaigns, most money from out of state

    OLYMPIA – For a clear picture of how Washington voters are the target of a national food fight over genetically modified ingredients, one need only look at contributions for and …

  • GMO issue attracts out-of-state interest

    OLYMPIA – In another sign that Washington will be the national battleground this fall for the fight over genetically altered foods, opponents of a ballot measure requiring those products to …

  • Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

    PORTLAND — A genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing …

  • GMO labeling campaign money mostly from outside state

    OLYMPIA – Out-of-state money pouring into the campaign coffers of this fall’s initiative to require labeling of genetically modified food products make clear that Washington will once again be a …

  • Whole Foods plans to use GMO labeling

    NEW YORK – Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018. The company says it’s the …

  • State may vote on GMO labeling

    OLYMPIA – State voters are likely to be asked next fall whether labels on food sold in Washington must identify any genetically modified organisms among the ingredients. Supporters of a …



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