Stories tagged: GMO labeling
Thu., July 14, 2016, 11 a.m.
Congress OKs bill requiring first GMO food labels
WASHINGTON – Consumers wanting to know if their foods contain genetically modified ingredients will be able to find out for the first time.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
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.
Sun., April 17, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Washington lawmakers, Inslee get poor report card for 2016 session
Lobbyists give the 2016 session a low grade. Campaign finance trial delayed. Bees coming to Capitol campus.
Fri., April 25, 2014
GMO-label initiative promoters failed to disclose donors and could face a fine
OLYMPIA – The Washington attorney general is being asked to take legal action against an Iowa group that spent nearly $300,000 to help last year’s food labeling initiative campaign but …
Sat., Jan. 18, 2014
House panel hears debate on modified salmon
OLYMPIA – Last year’s ballot battle over genetically modified food got a rerun in a legislative committee Friday as some fishing groups called for a ban on re-engineered salmon and …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
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 …
Thu., May 16, 2013
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 …