Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign Cranks Up

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Opponents to Measure 92, the November ballot initiative that would require labeling of genetically-modified foods, have begun funding what is likely to be a multi-million dollar campaign. Filings with the Oregon secretary of state today show the No on 92 campaign raised $150,000 from the Grocery Manufacturers Association, $82,000 from Monsanto and $58,150 from Dupont Pioneer. Those contributions bring ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon Voters Like Merkley, Marijuana and GMO Labeling

Six months from elections, KATU/SurveyUSA Poll asks voters to weigh in on how they plan to vote on key issues

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Labeling for GMOs, Jeff Merkley and marijuana are all looking strong for the November ballot.A poll released today by KATU and SurveyUSA found a narrow majority of likely voters—51 percent— would back the legalization of recreational marijuana use. The poll found 41 percent were opposed. The support was especially strong among younger voters and Democrats. Seniors ...   More
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014 KATE WILLSON

Thousands Expected at Anti-Monsanto March Saturday

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More than 4,000 people have signed up for an anti-Monsanto march in Northeast Portland this Saturday.A Facebook event listing bills the event as a peaceful march against the ever-growing pervasiveness of the megacompany's GMO seeds in foods and farming."Monsanto has put corporate profit before the welfare of families and the environment by failing to honestly represent the facts about GMOs and the ...   More
 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

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