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Some Valley Growers Back Prop 37

By Robert Rodriguez - The Fresno Bee Supporters like Fresno County organic dairy operator Mark McAfee said opponents [of Prop 37] are using scare tactics to frighten consumers. "The truth is that this is pro-farmer and pro-consumer," McAfee said. "And while it may be a little anti-Monsanto and anti-processor, that is OK

Los Angeles City Council Endorses “Yes on Prop 37”

Cites Overwhelming Public Support; Concerns about Pesticides, Contamination of Organic FieldsLos Angeles -- As supporters rallied in front of Los Angeles City Hall today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting Proposition 37, the Right to Know ballot measure that would label genetically engineered foods in California.   California

California’s Vote on Prop 37 Will Send a Message to the FDA: Can We Trust Our Food System?

From Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blogger, Peter Lehner Consumers have a right to know what's in their food. And in much of the world, they do, because of government labeling laws. For example, China, Russia, and India are among the 50-odd nations that require labeling of genetically modified foods, or

Proposition 37, GMO Labeling Mandate, Wins Support Of 100 Celebrity Chefs

From the Huffington Post Food Blog, 10/22/12 California's GMO labeling ballot initiative Proposition 37 has already attracted lots of emphatic support and dissent from a host of voices, from Michael Pollan to Danny DeVito. But on Monday, a large contingent of people with a lot of credibility on food issues threw

Op-Ed: CA Right To Know Calls For Criminal Investigation Of ‘No on 37’

By Anne SewellOct 18, 2012 in Food at DigitalJournal.com  Washington – In the latest in a line of misrepresentations and possible fraud, California Right to Know is calling for a criminal investigation of “No on 37? for misuse of the FDA Seal and a fabricated FDA quote, all in opposition to

Coachella Valley California Women for Agriculture Host Public Forum: GMOs and Prop 37

The Coachella Valley Chapter of California Women for Agriculture will present an educational forum at 6PM tonight, October 18, at the Heritage Palms Clubhouse, 44-291 Heritage Palms Drive South. This forum about California's Proposition 37 and the mandatory labeling of genetically modified food is free-to-the-public and will provide valuable information about

G.M.O.’s: Let’s Label ’Em

September 16, 2012 California's Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, will require the labeling of genetically modified (GM) and genetically engineered (GE) foods. The list of those organizations, newspapers and pundits calling for support of Prop 37 continues to grow. The latest voice to join the chorus is