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Labeling bill supporters unfairly stereotyped

By Catherine Black

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 31, 2013

~~<p>The Senate's recent decision not to pass House Bill 174 is a lost opportunity for Hawaii in two ways.</p>
<p>The first was our chance to make history by being the first state in the country to successfully pass a GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling law. In 2013 similar bills were introduced in 23 states nationwide and global trends indicate that GMO labeling is not a question of &quot;if&quot; but of &quot;when.&quot;</p>
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The Senate's recent decision not to pass House Bill 174 is a lost opportunity for Hawaii in two ways.

The first was our chance to make history by being the first state in the country to successfully pass a GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling law. In 2013 similar bills were introduced in 23 states nationwide and global trends indicate that GMO labeling is not a question of "if" but of "when." Login for more...



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