GMO labeling backers concede defeat

A controversial ballot measure to require GMO labeling in Oregon is done. The Yes on Measure 92 campaign conceded defeat Thursday, acknowledging that the initial results of the November general election wills rand. The group sued in Multnomah County Circuit Court Tuesday in an unsuccessful bid to have 4,600 disqualified ballots counted as part of a recount. The judge ruled against the campaign, saying Oregon law doesn’t allow him to issue an order to stop the count. <more>

Dec. 11, 2014 Portland Business Journal