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GMO label initiative pits cost, rights

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WENATCHEE — The battle over the I-522, the initiative that would make Washington the first state to require genetically modified foods to be labeled as such, comes down to two key points: consumers’ right to know versus the increased costs and more complicated logistics of making it happen.

“We absolutely support it,” says Nicholas Pascoe, co-owner with his wife Teresa Farrell of Bear Foods in Chelan. “We believe it gives the customer the freedom to choose what they’re eating and…

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