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.
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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