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Breaking: 10 Companies Fighting GMO Labeling Prop 522 in Washington, Outcome too Close to Call
Posted By admin On October 24, 2013 @ 4:30 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled
October 24, 2013
Thanks to multi-million dollar smear campaigns funded by Monsanto, Coke, Pepsi and Nestle, for example, Proposition 522 currently before Washington to label GMOs  is down to the wire. These companies aim to confuse the public and sway our voting representatives. GMO advocates are maintaining a marginal lead  of 46% (against 42%, with 12% of voters undecided) in a similar show down reminiscent of the opposition’s deceitful campaign in California when Prop 37 was up for a vote.
Though the general public has made it very clear we want labeling of all GMO foods, these companies continue to protect their personal interests instead of public health. They do their dirty work under the guise of a ‘Defense of Brands Strategic Account’ set up under something called the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association. Only at an attorney’s urging has the public been made aware of a $17 million-dollar campaign to try to keep the labeling bill from being passed. It list was only published last Friday on a state Public Disclosure Commission website  which is hard to trudge through.
Read: Monsanto’s Top 7 Lies About GMO Labeling 
The who’s who of American food companies heads the list of companies trying to stop GMO labeling and Big Ag accountability with their deep pockets. Here is how the money trail shows the true interests of these companies. It certainly isn’t in protecting our health and welfare.
You can make sure these mega-companies don’t win by calling the representatives in Washington currently voting either for or against this bill, and those who represent you in your own state. Email them, post Facebook messages, Tweet, and re-post this article. We can’t let Big Ag and Big Chemical win!
This post orignally appeared at Natural Society 
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URLs in this post:
 Washington to label GMOs: http://naturalsociety.com/citizens-gmo-labeling-bill-washington/
 a marginal lead: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/808500-elway-poll.html
 website: http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2013/10/18/pepsi-coke-nestle-top-multi-million-dollar-campaign-against-i-522/
 Monsanto’s Top 7 Lies About GMO Labeling: http://naturalsociety.com/monsantos-top-7-lies-about-gmo-labeling-and-proposition-37/
 Corporations Which Fought GMO Labeling Bill Prop 37: http://naturalsociety.com/fake-eco-friendly-corporations-millions-gmo-labeling/
 Natural Society: http://naturalsociety.com/breaking-companies-fighting-prop-522-label-gmos-washington/
 Total hypocrisy: Monsanto, agribusiness and big food companies spent more than $45 million to kill ‘costly’ Prop 37 GMO labeling bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/total-hypocrisy-monsanto-agribusiness-and-big-food-companies-spent-more-than-45-million-to-kill-costly-prop-37-gmo-labeling-bill.html
 Citizens Call for GMO Labeling in Washington – The Movement Continues: http://www.prisonplanet.com/citizens-call-for-gmo-labeling-in-washington-%e2%80%93-the-movement-continues.html
 Monsanto, pesticide companies have now spent more than $19 million to kill Prop. 37: http://www.prisonplanet.com/monsanto-pesticide-companies-have-now-spent-more-than-19-million-to-kill-prop-37.html
 Fight back against Big Food: How to boycott all the brands that helped kill Prop. 37: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fight-back-against-big-food-how-to-boycott-all-the-brands-that-helped-kill-prop-37.html
 California’s Prop 37 Could Force Labeling of GMO Foods: http://www.prisonplanet.com/californias-prop-37-could-force-labeling-of-gmo-foods.html
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