Quick Read: California’s Prop. 37 — Are GMO Labels a Scarlet Letter?
KQED’s Amy Standen explores both sides of the Proposition 37 debate — should foods made with genetically-modified ingredients be labelled as such? Those opposed to labeling say it would raise consumers’ fears about safety. Those in favor say it’s a simple right to know.
Proposition 37 could make California the first state in the country to require labels on foods made with genetically-modified ingredients. It’s shaping up to be one of the most contentious – and certainly the most expensive – battles on the state’s November ballot.