Hillary Clinton’s Statements On GMOs Have Varied By Audience

 


 

July 14, 2016 -- A MapLight review of documents and financial disclosures found that Clinton has expressed very different views on genetically modified (GMO) foods to voters than to diplomats and major players in the industry who lobbied the State Department, paid her family speaking fees and contributed to the Clinton Foundation.

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