In the United States the public in California voted no to a proposition that genetically modified foods should be labeled as such. In Europe GMO crops are still not permitted.

Here’s my take on the issue:

Proposition 37 failed to win majority of votes in California yesterday for the Nov. 6th election. This was perhaps on the grounds of the proposition itself being poorly put together. The American Academy of the Advancement of Science endorsed the “No to Proposition 37” campaign on the grounds of lacking scientific evidence that GMO crops causes harm. However, that isn’t the point. Consumers should have a right to know what is in their food. Too bad about the weak study and lacking scientific evidence that caused much media hype coming out of France last month. It entirely back-fired and served Monsanto well and put the entire debate on weaker ground. But there seems to…

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