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Question of the Week: Under Prop 37, how long do companies have to bring their products into compliance with the new labeling requirements?

Posted in Class Certification, GMO

As we’ve previously discussed, Prop 37 has two important labeling components: (1) a requirement that foods made with genetic engineering are labeled as genetically engineered, and (2) a restriction on labeling genetically engineered foods and processed foods as “natural.” The language of Prop 37 suggests that each of these components has a different date on… Read More

Prop 37: The New GMO Initiative to Promote Food Litigation

Posted in GMO

Proposition 37 targets genetically engineered foods—comprising up to 70% of the U.S. food supply—by requiring labels that the proposition’s supporters hope will discourage consumers from buying such foods. These foods would have to display the words “Genetically Engineered” or “May Be Partially Produced with Genetic Engineering” on their packaging.  In addition, such foods could not… Read More