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Monsanto-funded legislators suppress WA’s GMO-label bills, lie about funding

By Rady Ananda

If Washington State’s GMO-label bills, HB 2637 and SB 6298 don’t get voted out of committee by Friday at 5 pm, they’re dead, which is exactly what Monsanto-funded legislators on both the House and Senate Ag committees want.

The Senate’s Agriculture and Water & Rural Economic Development committee chair, Democratic Sen. Brian Hatfield, and two Republicans, Sens. Jim Honeyford and Mark Schoesler, have all taken money from Monsanto, reports the Organic Consumers Assn.

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Raw Milk Legislation in Nine States

By Pete Kennedy
Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

A number of raw milk bills have been introduced in the state Houses in the current legislative session. What follows is a state-by-state summary of the bills that have been introduced. [Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Texas, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, and Wyoming. Plus, see litigation Case Updates.]

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