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Monsanto has eye on Election Day battles over GMO labeling, cultivation

The folks at Monsanto will be eagerly watching election results in several states Tuesday as the battle rages on over how we treat genetically modified foods. The Creve Coeur, Mo.-based agriculture giant, along with several other high-profile leaders of the food industry, is spending millions of dollars in Oregon and Colorado, where voters are deciding if labels should be required on foods that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. And in Hawaii's Maui County where the company has important research facilities a measure would ban the growing of GMOs. It's an election cycle that brings a sense of deja vu for critics and opponents alike. Last year, a statewide vote on...

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