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Proposition 37

Food Fight: Debating Prop 37, California's Landmark Initiative to Label GMO Food

Democracy Now! | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Democracy Now!

On Election Day, California voters will decide on Proposition 37, which would make their state the first in the nation to require the labeling of food products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Prop 37: Labeling For GMOs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Prop 37 would require companies to label all foods that have been made with genetically modified ingredients. It would also prohibit marketing with th...

Celeb Chefs Come Out In Favor Of GMO Labels

Posted 10.22.2012 | Home

California's GMO labeling ballot initiative Proposition 37 has already attracted lots of emphatic support and dissent from a host of voices, from Mich...

Meatless Monday: On Food Day, What Can You Do For Your Food?

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

We are two days away from Food Day, and two weeks from a presidential election. So ask not what your food can do for you, ask what you can do for your food.

WATCH: GMO Ag Company Touts Seed Corn With a Bug Zapper in Every Bite

Ken Cook | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
Ken Cook

Pesticide and chemical companies battling California's Proposition 37, which would require labeling of genetically engineered foods, are telling Californians these genetically engineered foods are perfectly safe and no different from food grown naturally.

Genetically-Modified Organisms or GMOs: What Are You Really Eating?

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

There is an interesting aspect of the argument over labeling GM products that is centered upon our individual right to guide our own lives and make our own choices. When it comes to the most basic of human needs, the food that we eat should be our choice, and ours alone. There is no place for "Big Ag" at my dinner table.

Gamechanging News About GMOs

Ocean Robbins | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Ocean Robbins

Following an explosive and controversial French study indicating a link between Monsanto's controversial genetically engineered corn and cancer, Russian authorities have suspended all imports and use of GMO corn. And it's not just Russia that's appalled by what's been learned.

Californians Want to Know What Is in Their Food. We'll Tell Them

Jayson Lusk | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco
Jayson Lusk

It seems many people confuse the "right to know" with the "right to buy." Many people want to avoid foods made with GE, and fortunately there are ways for them currently to do so.

Are Monsanto's Fingerprints on This Op-Ed Signed by a UC Davis Professor?

Michele Simon | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

Conflict of interest explains in part why we are seeing several UC Davis professors author reports and op-eds opposing California's Proposition 37.

Lynne Peeples

Superweeds, Superbugs And Chemical Concerns: Pesticide Use Proliferating With GMOs, Study Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

Scott McAllister remembers well the meeting with the Monsanto salesman. The third-generation Iowa farmer questioned the agricultural giant's peddl...

Lynne Peeples

GMO Debate Heats Up: Critics Say Biotech Industry Manipulating Genes, And Science

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

Sporting a white coat and tagged with impressive credentials, Dr. Ronald Kleinman carries an aura of authority on camera as he says, "There are no can...

Top 10 Lies Told by Monsanto on GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

The battle in California over Proposition 37, which would require labeling of foods containing GMOs, is really heating up.

Which 'Natural' Food Companies Are Fighting the Effort to Label GMOs?

John Robbins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
John Robbins

On Nov. 6, California voters will have the opportunity to vote on historic Proposition 37, which would mandate the labeling of genetically-engineered foods. But Monsanto and its allies are dedicated to keeping consumers in the dark.

What's So Bad About GEs?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I believe we have a right to know what's in our food -- from calories to fat content to genetically modified ingredients -- so we can choose healthier foods for our families.

Lynne Peeples

Food Fight: Biotech Spends Millions To Fight GMO Labels As Critics Warn Of Rising Pesticide Use, Health Risks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green

On page 16 of the Biotechnology Basics Activity Book, a "Kidz Quiz" asks the question, "Does biotechnology help people reduce their use of pesticides?...

Big Tobacco Shills Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

Why are the same consultants who have worked for the tobacco industry now shilling for Big Food, opposing the ballot initiative that would require labeling of all foods containing GMO ingredients?

Will California Pass a GMO Label Measure?

Margie Kelly | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Given that California has the eighth largest economy in the world, the GMO label requirement could have far-reaching impact on food and seeds sold in every state.