I-522 http://kuow.org en Effort To Label GMO Foods Failing In Washington State http://kuow.org/post/effort-label-gmo-foods-failing-washington-state <p>Washington state likely won’t be labeling its food containing GMO products, after all. With most of the votes counted on Tuesday night, 55 percent said no to Initiative 522, which would have required labeling. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 04:50:36 +0000 Ruby de Luna & Isolde Raftery 23331 at http://kuow.org Effort To Label GMO Foods Failing In Washington State Attn. General Says I-522 Donor Violated Campaign Finance Laws http://kuow.org/post/attn-general-says-i-522-donor-violated-campaign-finance-laws <p>Steve Scher talks with Attorney General Bob Ferguson about the lawsuit that finds No on I-522 donor, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, in violation of campaign finance laws. Penalties are expected after the election is over. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 23:17:21 +0000 Steve Scher & Hannah Burn 23024 at http://kuow.org Attn. General Says I-522 Donor Violated Campaign Finance Laws Push For GMO Labeling Gains National Momentum http://kuow.org/post/push-gmo-labeling-gains-national-momentum <p>If voters here approve Initiative 522, a measure to require producers to label foods made with genetically modified ingredients, Washington will join two other states that recently enacted similar laws. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:20:09 +0000 Ruby de Luna 22545 at http://kuow.org Push For GMO Labeling Gains National Momentum Washington's Initiative 522: A Tale Of Two Northwest Farms http://kuow.org/post/washingtons-initiative-522-tale-two-northwest-farms <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/10/101613AK_Twofarms_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The state of Washington grows about 300 types of crops -- from the lush valleys north of Seattle, to the orchards of the Columbia Basin, to the rolling fields between Spokane and Walla Walla.&#160;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And if you ask any of those farmers about Washington&#8217;s Initiative 522 and you&#8217;ll get every kind of answer.</span><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:22:53 +0000 Anna King 22379 at http://kuow.org Washington's Initiative 522: A Tale Of Two Northwest Farms Report: GMO Foods Don't Appear Harmful But Need Monitoring http://kuow.org/post/report-gmo-foods-dont-appear-harmful-need-monitoring <p>With a vote on whether Washington should require labeling of genetically modified foods fast approaching, Washington lawmakers turned to the Washington State Academy of Sciences to learn more about GMOs and their possible impact. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:52:51 +0000 Ruby de Luna 21800 at http://kuow.org