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GMO LABELING TAKES CENTER STAGE IN NEW YORK

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SUMMARY: "After years of debate and study, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods have been even more in the spotlight recently. Last year, California’s highly-publicized GMO labeling ballot initiative attracted significant attention before it failed in a public vote. This time around, New York State is debating the issue as the legislature considers a bill (for which NRDC recently testified in support) that would require the labeling of many foods and agricultural products produced through genetic engineering."

WASHINGTON: DETAILS ON I-522 AND THE COSTLY FIGHT OVER GMO FOODS

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SUMMARY: "Initiative 522 would require labeling on foods showing if they are genetically modified products or contain such genetically engineered ingredients. The Seattle Times’ Melissa Allison went over some of the arguments on both sides in a Sunday report that noted California's big, similar ballot fight last year."

LLINOIS SENATE BILL WOULD LABEL GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD

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SUMMARY: "A proposed Illinois senate bill aims to label all genetically engineered food. A hearing on the bill takes place this Wednesday in the southern Illinois town of Carbondale. Emily Carroll of the advocacy group Food and Water Watch supports the bill."

A proposed Illinois senate bill aims to label all genetically engineered food. A hearing on the bill takes place this Wednesday in the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.

Emily Carroll of the advocacy group Food and Water Watch supports the bill..

US CONSUMERS STRONGLY SUPPORT LABELING GM FOODS

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SUMMARY: "Americans overwhelmingly support labeling foods that have been genetically modified or engineered, according to a New York Times poll conducted this year, with 93 percent of respondents saying that foods containing such ingredients should be identified. "

Americans overwhelmingly support labeling foods that have been genetically modified or engineered, according to a New York Times poll conducted this year, with 93 percent of respondents saying that foods containing such ingredients should be identified.

CONN. LAWMAKERS PRESSURE NY TO PASS SIMILAR LABELING BILL

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SUMMARY: "State lawmakers are urging their colleagues in neighboring New York to consider legislation that requires genetically modified food to be labeled for consumers, hoping passage there will ultimately lead to the final enactment of Connecticut's new labeling law."

State lawmakers are urging their colleagues in neighboring New York to consider legislation that requires genetically modified food to be labeled for consumers, hoping passage there will ultimately lead to the final enactment of Connecticut's new labeling law.

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