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The Monsanto Colossus and Washington State

Vote for Initiative 522: Insisting on Your Right to Know and Save the World's Natural Agricultural System Before It's Too Late It was a very big setback for sane agriculture, food safety, and food choice when California defeated their Proposition for mandatory labeling of GMO (genetically modified organisms) foods.  How people could deny themselves the right to know what's in the food they eat, especially given the controversy over GMOs, is beyond ridiculous.  It's not as if California's Labeling Proposition was going to ban GMOs for anybody that could care less than a rat's fink what they consume as long as it tastes good, but only give them the easily available option of eating the insidious and largely untested GMOs or not.  These people can eat anything they want, but why should they deny themselves the option of at least changing their minds if they should suddenly become enlightened about what's going on with the food industry?  GMO tinkering with gen…