Oregon will go to the polls on November 4 to vote on whether to require GMO labels in the state. I wrote about that previously here.
Measure 92 has seen more than $23 million raised collectively by both sides of the issue. Both supporters of the measure and those who oppose it have been campaigning fiercely to support their case.
From the conversations I’ve been having, it seems that those who oppose the measure have done a good job about discussing the implications and cost-disadvantages of this measure. I wrote about that here.
This is what Scott Dahlman, executive director of Oregonians for Food and Shelter, had to say about the absorb measure.
This is a costly and misleading initiative that would hurt thousands of Oregan family farmers and small store owners, cost Oregon taxpayers millions of dollars and increase grocery bills for Oregon families by hundreds of dollars each year.