California’s Proposition 37: Proposal to Label Genetically Modified Foods is Defeated

California's Proposition 37: Proposal to Label Genetically Modified Foods is Defeated

By Dana Hull and Matt O'Brien

San Jose Mercury News, November 6, 2012

Proposition 37 advocates relied on social media and a strong grass-roots campaign in hopes of making California the first state in the nation to require a "genetically modified" label on a host of food products, from breakfast cereals to tofu.

But supporters were outgunned by a highly organized "no" campaign, which poured $46 million into defeating Proposition 37 and blanketed the state with advertising.  ...

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http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_21943915/proposition-37-trailing-early-returns

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