Denver — The Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the title for Ballot Initiative #48 to label the presence of genetically modified organisms in foods.
This decision allows Right to Know Colorado, a group working to make GMO labeling mandatory, to begin circulating petitions to place the initiative on the November 2014 ballot. The group will need to collect 86,105 signatures by early August to make it onto the fall ballot.
The state joins more than 24 other looking to pass GMO-labeling legislation, according to Right to Know Colorado.
The NCA along with other industry stakeholders are working together to seek a nationwide labeling law instead of patchwork state legislation.