As customers, we have a right to know what we are buying and putting into our bodies. If our food contained genetically modified ingredients or products, consumers should have a right to know. 522 would have companies clearly label their products if they contain genetically modified ingredients. 522 would help consumers make better choices.
Washington's Initiative 552 would have helped consumers if it passed. People buying food want to make informed decisions, and it's more than just a health issue. Some people would rather not support businesses that use genetically modified crops. A very clear label would help when choosing which products to buy and which to skip.