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Battle over genetically engineered food heading to voters

California could become the first state to require labels on genetically modified, or GMO, food products. Firms on both sides are gearing up for campaigns.<p>July 19, 2012|By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times<p>Grant Lundberg, chief executive of Lundberg Family Farms in Richvale,… (Marc Lifsher, Los …

Prop 37: food companies spend $45m to defeat California GM label bill

Monsanto and other agribusiness and food companies have spent more than $45m (£28m) to defeat a California ballot measure that would require labelling of some GM foods.<p>The measure, proposition 37, is one of the most contentious initiatives on California's election ballot on Tuesday.<p>If it passes, it …

Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Taken On By Congress In Right-To-Know Act

On Wednesday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced bills to the Senate and House of Representatives that would require food manufacturers to clearly label any product containing genetically engineered ingredients -- or risk having that product classified …

GMOs—Food for Thought?

As you carefully provide your kids with energy-boosting breakfasts, picky-eater-proof lunches and balanced dinners, do you really know what’s in the …