eco-labels http://kplu.org en Backers say I-522 on GMO labeling would protect state economy http://kplu.org/post/backers-say-i-522-gmo-labeling-would-protect-state-economy <p>Washington voters are in the avant-garde when it comes to policies on recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage. And now <a href="http://www.labelitwa.org/">a grassroots campaign</a> wants us to lead the country on food labeling.</p><p>Backers of legislative initiative 522 say they submitted 100,000 more signatures than needed for a measure that would require companies to clearly mark products containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:08:15 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7491 at http://kplu.org Backers say I-522 on GMO labeling would protect state economy Eco-label pays quick dividend for Dungeness crab fishers http://kplu.org/post/eco-label-pays-quick-dividend-dungeness-crab-fishers <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-959569.mp3</p><p>To consumers, the welter of eco-labels on various food products can be nebulous or confusing. But the first crab fishery on the West Coast to get a green friendly label says it is seeing a really quick payoff.</p><p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:59:40 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 1072 at http://kplu.org Eco-label pays quick dividend for Dungeness crab fishers