Hawaii Senate Kills Controversial GMO Labeling Bill

Hawaii Senate Kills Controversial GMO Labeling Bill

The agricultural industry has won a victory in the Hawaii Senate.


The Hawaii Senate committees on agriculture, consumer protection and health agreed Thursday to table a proposal that would have required labels on imported genetically modified food.

Sen. Rosalyn Baker, chairwoman of the consumer protection committee, says lawmakers are worried about how labeling might hurt the island’s food industry. She says instead of a bill, senators are going to push a resolution to ensure that more research is done about genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Devin Holmes says:

Democracy has failed us. The corporately owned media fails to educate us for fear of revenue loss. Monsanto has bought themselves invincibility in the eyes of the law. Label it yourself! http://labelityourself.org/liy/