Proposition 37 GMO Labelling in California Defeated

November 7, 2012 2:07 pm
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Industry money—in the form of $46 million from junk food and biotech corporations—has defeated the Californian ballot on mandatory labelling of GMO foods.

The California vote lost 53% to 47% after countless misleading television ads and household mailings claimed that the labelling GM foods would raise the price of food.  Thanks to a huge grassroots mobilization that brought the vote that far, millions of people across North America are now aware of GM foods.

It’s Time For Canada to Set The Example

It’s been 17 years since the first GM crop, GM canola, was approved (1995) in Canada. Canadians have already stopped Bovine Growth Hormone, Terminator seeds, GM wheat, GM potatoes, and the Enviropig…  join the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) as we stop GM alfalfa and GM apples.  Together we can build a better future!