feb 20, 2016 - GMO food labeling efforts in California and Washington defeated
Efforts by consumers in California and Washington state include protesting and heavy debating of this topic. These efforts are defeated by aggressive campaigning by the food and biotech industries. These campaigns were funded over $50,000,000. The consumer is a stakeholder in this controversy because the consumer is the person buying the food product and the person that wants to be educated on whether a product is genetically modified. 90% of consumers want to mandate GMO food labeling, which suggests that the consumer's viewpoint is that GMO food products should be required to be specifically labeled.
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