It's about 800 miles away. But what's going on there could have a bearing on nationwide food labeling. Specifically, the labeling of food with genetically modified organisms - or GMO's. But, Michigan is about to usurp Vermont in the national spotlight on the issue.

The GMO labeling debate also signals a shift in politics - or a least, perceived political viewpoints, according to former Kellogg lobbyist, author and attorney George Franklin.

Click the video below to hear his take on the GMO labeling issue, the Michigan connection to it, and more.

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