November 7, 2012
Prop 37's GMO Food Labels Defeated
Stacy Finz, San Francisco Chronicle
A measure that would have required most foods made with genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California lost early Wednesday.
Supporters of Proposition 37 said consumers have a right to know whether food has been genetically altered, particularly when the long-term health impacts are unclear. Opponents argued that the labels would stigmatize foods that are scientifically proven to be safe.
TAGGED: Food Labels, Genetically Modified Organisms