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Politicians Flinch as a Grass-Root Movement Comes of Age to Force GMO Labeling

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on June 1, 2013 - 6:54pm

By Mark Pazniokas,

With a deal that revives a bill requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods, Connecticut’s legislative leaders Saturday acknowledged a movement that has muscled its way from the scientific fringe to political mainstream.

Senate and House leaders announced a bipartisan compromise that is expected to make Connecticut the first state to require labeling of foods with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

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