gmo http://kvpr.org en Proposition 37: Genetically Modified Foods http://kvpr.org/post/proposition-37-genetically-modified-foods <p></p><div><p>In November Californians will decide whether to require that foods containing genetically engineered ingredients say so on the package.&nbsp; On its face Proposition 37 seems like a simple addition to a label, but it could have much broader ramifications.&nbsp;</p></div><div><p>Stacy Malkan with the group supporting Prop 37 says consumers have the right to know what's in the food they're eating.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:18:34 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 5588 at http://kvpr.org New Poll Shows GMO Labeling Prop Losing Support http://kvpr.org/post/new-poll-shows-gmo-labeling-prop-losing-support <p>A new poll finds support for Proposition 37 on California’s November’s ballot dropping. Prop 37 would require labels on all foods containing genetically-modified ingredients.</p><p>The California Business Roundtable and Pepperdine University poll shows support has declined by 19 points in the last two weeks.</p><p>It’s dropped from 67-percent to 48 percent. Michael Squires with Pepperdine says one reason for the change might be that 43-percent of voters say they’ve seen advertising about the measure.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:29:11 +0000 Amy Quinton 5340 at http://kvpr.org Two Sides Prepare For California Genetically Modified Labeling Vote http://kvpr.org/post/two-sides-prepare-california-genetically-modified-labeling-vote This November, voters in California will decide whether the state should require labels on foods with genetically engineered ingredients. If the initiative, known as Proposition 37, passes, manufacturers would have to say somewhere on the front or the back of the food's packaging if the product contains or may contain genetically engineered ingredients. <br /> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:09:00 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 3204 at http://kvpr.org Two Sides Prepare For California Genetically Modified Labeling Vote On Valley Edition: Prop 37; Heat Wave & Global Warming; California Reads http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-prop-37-heat-wave-global-warming-california-reads <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the controversy over the labeling of genetically modified foods, which will be on the November ballot as Proposition 37. We hear arguments on both sides of the issue. We also talk about the current heat wave and what is has to do with global warming, and learn more about a series of events from the Fresno County Library connected to the book Farewell to Manzanar.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:55:35 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 2243 at http://kvpr.org GMO Food Labeling Initiative Could Affect Natural Foods Too http://kvpr.org/post/gmo-food-labeling-initiative-could-affect-natural-foods-too <p>California&rsquo;s Proposition 37 would require foods containing genetically modified ingredients to be labeled. But a part of the initiative regarding what foods can be labeled &quot;natural&quot; has sparked controversy.</p><p>The fuss is over the language that supporters say aims to ban genetically engineered foods from being labeled &quot;natural.&quot;</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:53:55 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 2162 at http://kvpr.org