GMO Labeling and Ballot Measure 92

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Mon, 10/20/2014 -
10:15am to 11:00am
Why is big ag pumping in millions of dollars to defeat the Oregon Right to Know Act?
Corporations like Monsanto and Pepisco are pumping millions of dollars into Oregon to defeat a measure on this election's ballot that would require labeling of genetically engineered raw and packaged food. Why is big ag so determined to stop GMO labeling? On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Julia DeGraw, with Food and Water Watch, about Oregon Ballot Measure 92. We define GMOs and talk about why people have a right to know what's in their food. We also talk about what the act will really do - as opposed to what the opposition is saying about it - and why big ag is trying to scare Oregonians into voting no.

Julia DeGraw is the Northwest Organizer for Food & Water Watch.
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