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I-522: Look carefully into ‘vote no’ information

Re: “Don’t be misled by scare tactics on food” (letter, 7-20).

The writer directs people to the FactsAbout522.com website but somehow fails to mention that the website and the anti-522 movement are mostly being paid for by chemical companies: DuPont, Monsanto, Dow and Bayer, among others. They are hardly an unbiased group, since they are the principle sources of genetically modified or engineered food products.

If, as the writer asserts, “GM foods are the most rigorously tested foods on the planet,” why would the producers object to their being labeled as such? They are so labeled in Europe,

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