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Battles rage in Oregon, Colorado over genetically modified foods
Battles rage in Oregon, Colorado over genetically modified foods

Voters in two Western states are caught in fierce battles over whether consumers will know what is deep inside their food. Oregon and Colorado on Nov. 4 will decide the fate of labeling laws for genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, the latest fronts in a battle over packaging. Measure 92 in Oregon and Proposition 105 in Colorado call for labeling food so that purchasers know whether they are buying products that contain materials that have been genetically engineered or modified. The states could become the first to pass such a referendum; Washington and California rejected similar measures after expensive campaigns in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Vermont approved such labeling...

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