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Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Nov 17, 2014 06:27 AM CST

It's time to update three recent blog posts.

-- Oregon's ballot measure on GMO labeling, which I voted against (http://tiny.cc/…), lost by a mere 4,500 votes out of 1.5 million cast (http://tiny.cc/…) even though food and seed companies spent $18 million to defeat it (http://tiny.cc/…). State-labeling-law proponents vowed to try again, and well they might. They came very close this time. When will industry stop playing defense? When will it start lobbying for a mandatory federal labeling standard, one that actually provides consumers with information rather than the misleading warnings envisioned in the proposed ...

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