WLF Analysis of California’s Biotech Food Labeling Proposal Considered

In today’s San Diego Reader:

Washington-Based Think Tank Suggests Prop 37 Labeling Goes Too Far

Dave Rice, October 2, 2012

The Washington Legal Foundation, a D.C. nonprofit group organized around pro-business and free market principles, has released two recent op-ed pieces questioning the wisdom of California’s Proposition 37, which would require the labeling of food products whose manufacturers knowingly use genetically modified organisms in the production process, and would prohibit such products from being labeled as “natural.”

Compelled Speech: Is California the Too Much Information State argues that labeling of products has gone too far. For example it points to California’s Prop 65, which requires that signs be posted in many public places informing consumers of the presence of known cancer-causing chemicals. . . . . . (read entire article here)

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