Monsanto spends nearly $5 million on GMO fight

Photo courtesy of St. Louis Business Journal
Photo courtesy of St. Louis Business Journal

Monsanto Co. has given $4.7 million to defeat a Colorado measure to label foods containing genetically modified organisms in the state, according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. The money has gone to a statewide collection of business and producer groups trying to defeat a ballot measure in November.

“Proposition 105” would require food containing GMOs to carry a label reading “Produced with Genetic Engineering” in a “clear and conspicuous manner” on its labeling.

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