Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Reduce That Ecological Footprint > North American News and Current Events

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-02-2012, 08:47 AM   #1
WG Staff
Staff's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Default WA- Help Label GMOs in Washington State - Update

WA- Help Label GMOs in Washington State - Update
Organic Consumers Fund, Updated Feb 9, 2012

Help Label GMOs in Washington State - Update
excerpt from above:
Bills to label genetically engineered (GE) foods in Washington state failed to move out of the Senate and House agriculture committees, but advocates feel the show of public support was a measurable "win" and are committed to another push next session, or an initiative if necessary.

Legislative aides in Olympia say the number of citizens who called, e-mailed and traveled to Olympia to support labeling was second only to the number supporting same-sex marriage. There were overflow crowds at House and Senate committee hearings in late January and we heard from Democratic aides that every individual who called or e-mailed supported labeling; none were opposed.

The volume of support was even more remarkable since people had only six days after the bills were announced to...
The tendency of man's nature to good is like the tendency of water to flow downwards.
Staff is offline   Reply With Quote

gmos, label, state, update, washington

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:32 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2