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GMO Update: Whole Foods, Hawaii and Vermont

The reaction to Whole Foods announcement that they will require the products in their stores to be labeled if they contain GMOs has been about as lukewarm as the announcement itself. First of all, why five years? Products that contain GMOs already have to be labeled if they are sold overseas. (Most other countries already have label requirements or have outright bans on GMO foods.) This means that 90 percent of all products already have a packaging system ready to properly label GMO foods…

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Busting Myths About GMO Labeling Laws

Political ad season is in full swing and if you live in one of the swing states like Ohio or Florida, you are no doubt inundated with political ads for the race for the White House. Luckily, I live in California where, thanks to being a solid blues state, I am spared the endless bickering between Obama and Romney. But recently we’ve been hit with a wave of ads dealing with our local statewide propositions, one of which will determine an outcome that is probably even more important than whether an elephant or donkey take residence…

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