Volume 90 Issue 45 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 5, 2012

Labeling Genetically Modified Food

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE, Biological SCENE
Keywords: genetically engineered food, California, Proposition 37

A measure on California’s Nov. 6 ballot—Proposition 37—would require the label “genetically engineered” on raw foods produced with genetic engineering and “partially produced with genetic engineering” or “may be partially produced with genetic engineering” on processed foods produced with genetic engineering. The measure would also prohibit the use of “natural,” “naturally made,” “naturally grown,” and “all natural” on labels of foods produced with genetic engineering. Large agrochemical, biotechnology, and food companies have . . .

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