November 2, 2012

Voters Have Right to Know Science of GMOs

Viet Le, PLoS Blogs

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On November 6th, California voters will decide if foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMO) will require labeling. Prop37 argues that consumers have a right to know so that they can make informed choices regarding the foods they buy. One of the issues that scientists have with this initiative is that Prop37, as well as media coverage of GMOs, contain misleading language that distorts the science behind how GMOs are made and how safe they are for consumption.

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TAGGED: California, Proposition 37, GMO