Despite the fact that hundreds of studies have proven genetically modified foods to be perfectly safe, the promoters of Initiative 522 are trying to make Washington the first – and only – state in the country to mandate costly labeling regulations on these foods.
GM foods are the most rigorously tested foods on the planet. They’re also incredibly common; up to 80 percent of foods and beverages sold in grocery stores have been genetically modified. The American Medical Association has stated publicly that there is “no scientific justification for special labeling” of GM foods. In addition, the Food and Drug …