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GE Food Labeling Campaigns Gain Momentum Nationwide

Source:  Copyright 2013, EcoWatch
Date:  February 25, 2013
Original URL: Status ONLINE


Check out these updates on genetically engineered (GE) food labeling campaigns in Ohio, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington.

OHIO

According to Alison Auciello, an Ohio organizer with Food & Water Watch, there’s been a flurry of activity in the Ohio "Let Me Decide" campaign. From Cleveland to Granville to Cincinnati, Ohioans are pushing for nationwide labeling of GE foods.

On Feb. 15, we met with Cleveland City Council members Joseph Cimperman and Matt Zone, asking them to sponsor a resolution to pressure the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture and federal legislators to mandate labeling of GE foods. Cimperman and Zone are excited to be working with us and are committed to bringing the resolution before the Cleveland City Council. Should Cleveland pass the resolution, they will become the second city in Ohio to call for GE labeling, following the lead of Cincinnati, which ...

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