Back Story

UW Researcher Richard Palmiter Helped Set the Table for the GMO Debate

As Washingtonians prepare to vote on a controversial labeling initiative, the man who engineered a genetic revolution reflects.

11/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Where is the Context?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring surges, push polls, and secret money.

10/31/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Troubled by the Revelations

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring voter turnout, additional money, and spying.

10/30/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Contrarian Wisdom

You're wrong about GMOs and the City Council.

10/21/2013 By Josh Feit

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Extra Fizz: Murray Up in Another Poll; Support for 522 Declining

New polls show lagging support for GMO labeling and contradictory conclusions in the mayor's race.

10/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: AG Ferguson Outs Secret Anti-GMO-Labeling Donors

Washington attorney general Bob Ferguson outs corporate donors to Anti-GMO labeling campaign.

10/18/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: State AG Forces Anti-GMO-Labeling Campaign to Reveal Donors

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring secret donors and bipartisan votes.

10/18/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

State AG Ferguson Files Complaint Against Grocery Manufacturers in I-522 Campaign

AG picks up pro-GMO labeling group's cause.

10/16/2013 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Another Friday Jolt: Judge Dismisses Case Against Anti-I-522 Camp

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH THE JUDGE'S COURTROOM STATEMENT. Thurston County Superior Court judge sides with anti-GMO labeling campaign.

10/04/2013 By PubliCola

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Money Laundering is Not Valid Activity

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring counterclaims, reframing, and recommended questions.

09/30/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Direct Challenge

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: controversial studies, "hostile" questions, soda taxes, and ponderous initiatives.

09/27/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: This Germane Fact

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring John Fox, South Lake Union, Mary Martin, Kate Martin, I-522, the King County Democrats, and real estate.

09/25/2013 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Labeling Donations

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: I-522 campaign wants transparency on food labeling and political contributions.

09/19/2013 By Josh Feit


Seattle Chefs Are Majorly in Support of I-522

We might be seeing another qualifier on menus next to local, farm-raised, organic, and grass-fed: GMO-free.

09/18/2013 By Cassie Sawyer


I-522 Groups Kick Off TV Ad Campaigns

The Yes and No groups for Initiative 522 released their opening advertisements today.

09/16/2013 By Shirley Qiu

This Washington

Elway Poll: Eyman Initiative, GMO Labeling Measure Hold Big Leads

In a new survey, an initiative to make signature-gathering easier and a proposal to label genetically modified foods enjoy big leads.

09/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "I Think That's %$**##!"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring foul language, surprise endorsements, cool legislation, and corporate donations.

09/10/2013 By Morning Fizz


Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the teachers' union and the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

08/28/2013 By Josh Feit and Shirley Qiu

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Cash Download

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring GMOs, money, and Bellevue.

08/28/2013 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for the "No on I-522" Campaign

A curious objection from the anti-I-522 camp.

08/19/2013 By Shirley Qiu