A handful of GMO (genetically modified organism) Roundup Ready soybeans. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Should California require labeling of genetically modified foods? That’s the goal of Proposition 37 on the November state ballot. Supporters say GMO labeling will provide California consumers with valuable information, while detractors claim it will simply add unnecessary confusion and cost to the food system.
Host: Michael Krasny
Belinda Martineau, principal editor and scientist at UC Davis who helped commercialize the world’s first genetically engineered (GE) wholefood and a supporter of Prop. 37
Bob Goldberg, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at UCLA and author of one of the ballot arguments opposed to Prop. 37
Greg Palla, executive vice president and general manager of the San Joaquin Valley Quality Cotton Growers Association and member of a family farming operation in its 100th year of business in California
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