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Politics Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat
Backers of Oregon's measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods have lost a court fight they hoped would help them garner enough votes to pass the measure in an ongoing recount of ballots.
Politics Oregon GMO food label measure headed for recount Oregon GMO food label measure headed for recount
Statewide vote totals released Monday show an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods was losing by a mere 812 votes and will go to an automatic recount.
Politics GMO Measure 92 failing by 4,149 votes GMO Measure 92 failing by 4,149 votes
The vote count on Measure 92 as of November 20 shows it failing 50.14 percent to 49.86 percent. The .28 percent difference is not enough to trigger an automatic recount under Oregon Revised Statue 258.290.