GMO-labeling game plan: California or bust!

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Taking a play from the gay marriage battle,
GMO-labeling advocates are taking a state-level approach. The plan has
been to pass labeling bills in states where food is on the public’s
radar, in order to convince Congress, the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that the issue
has teeth.

“We want to see it on a national level, but as more states put it up,
we’ll get more attention,” says Cary Condotta, the Washington state
representative who co-sponsored a GMO-labeling bill.

However, it’s not as simple as pointing to the high percentage of
Americans who would like to know when they’re eating genetically
modified food.

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