GMO bill in Oregon's special session

GMO bill in Oregon's special session

Genetically modified food critics are trying to get a bill off the agenda in Oregon's special legislative session.

Oregon lawmakers will return to the capitol Monday to vote on taxes and pensions. But the negotiated series of bills includes a measure to preempt local bans on GMOs.

To win some yes votes, negotiators agreed to include a completely unrelated item. It would override future local bans on genetically modified organisms.

Read more at OPB.