In 2013, the ongoing battle between those wanting to know more about the food they’re eating and large agribusiness interests has escalated. Twenty-five state legislatures have introduced bills either requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or specifically prohibiting such labels. In June, Connecticut became the first state to actually pass a GMO labeling law. Large agribusinesses have fought hard against efforts to require GMO labeling.
FROM: Government Matters Vol. 1 No. 14 Tuesday, July 16, 2013