Proposition 37 -- GMO Food Labeling

Sep 19, 2012

Proposition 37 -- GMO Food Labeling

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS. LABELING. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
• .Requires labeling on raw or processed food offered for sale to consumers if made from plants or
animals with genetic material changed in specified ways.
• Prohibits labeling or advertising such food, or other processed food, as “natural.”
• Exempts foods that are: certified organic; unintentionally produced with genetically engineered
material; made from animals fed or injected with genetically engineered material but not genetically
engineered themselves; processed with or containing only small amounts of genetically engineered
ingredients; administered for treatment of medical conditions; sold for immediate consumption such
as in a restaurant; or alcoholic beverages.