GMO labeling initiative moves forward

GMO labeling initiative moves forward

Oregon proponents of labeling for genetically modified crops have been cleared to gather signatures to put an initiative on next year's ballot.

To get a measure onto the November 2014 ballot, supporters of labeling for genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, would need to get 87,213 valid signatures by the end of June.

Scott Bates, acting director of the GMO Free Oregon group, said that proponents expect to be active along the Interstate 5 corridor and in the eastern part of the state.

Read more at The Capital Press.