November 5, 2012

Support for food-labeling Prop. 37 dropping, polls show

Proposition 37 on this year’s ballot asks Californians to decide whether manufacturers should be required to label foods made with genetically engineered ingredients.

If the measure is approved, California would become the first state in the nation to label genetically modified foods. Similar laws have already been adopted by much of Europe and Japan. Genetic engineering involves manipulating the genes of an organism to achieve a desired result. To a degree, it is like the long-time farming process of creating hybrid plants. Read More

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