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GMO labeling campaigns raising near-record money

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With more than a month to go until Election Day, opponents of the Washington initiative to require labeling of genetically engineered foods already are climbing into record campaign-fundraising territory.

Behind recent multimillion-dollar contributions from biochemical corporations Monsanto and DuPont Pioneer, the No on I-522 Committee has pushed into second place all-time for fundraising by a campaign opposing a statewide ballot measure.

And, money raised on both sides of the battle over labeling of so-called GMOs also has ascended Washington’s campaign-fundraising…

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