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Democratic and Republican administrations, and Congress, have repeatedly ignored the overwhelming majority of Americans who favor labeling genetically engineered (GE) food in the marketplace. Our politicians seem to be listening to the corporate executives (their donors) instead of the citizenry.
But in California, the people have a right to craft laws of their choosing. Proposition 37, on the ballot in California on November 6, would mandate labeling of foods containing GE ingredients.
If consumers win this fight in California, manufacturers will likely begin to label food nationally for GE ingredients.
Multi-billion dollar, multi-national food manufacturing corporations are terrified at the prospect of labeling their foods containing GMOs. That’s why they are partnering with the biotech industry – Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, and others – by spending millions of dollars in an effort to defeat Proposition 37.

Democratic and Republican administrations, and Congress, have repeatedly ignored the overwhelming majority of Americans who favor labeling genetically engineered (GE) food in the marketplace. Our politicians seem to be listening to the corporate executives (their donors) instead of the citizenry.

But in California, the people have a right to craft laws of their choosing. Proposition 37, on the ballot in California on November 6, would mandate labeling of foods containing GE ingredients.

If consumers win this fight in California, manufacturers will likely begin to label food nationally for GE ingredients.

Multi-billion dollar, multi-national food manufacturing corporations are terrified at the prospect of labeling their foods containing GMOs. That’s why they are partnering with the biotech industry – Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, and others – by spending millions of dollars in an effort to defeat Proposition 37.

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    I think calling them “organic heroes” is a bit grandiose and misrepresents a large part of their interest in the issue,...
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    Very important. It’s alarming that companies are still not required to label Genetically Engineered food (Though...
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