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An Oregon ballot measure that would require the labeling of all genetically modified foods has attracted a lot of attention and money, as global food manufacturers and biotech companies reportedly are spending more than $4 billion to defeat it.

Among the contributors to the mobilization effort: Nestle, General Mills, Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo, Kellogg and Hershey.

Proponents of a labeling law believe that no matter how much is spent on defeating the measure, their polls suggest that six out of ten Oregon voters support labeling of GMOs in products.
KC's View:
Our prediction is that the Oregon measure will pass, and other states will begin facing similar issues. The question is whether this will force the federal government to consider a national law that will require such labeling.