15 Sep '12, 8pm

Fighting Over GMOs in the Natural Foods Aisle

Fighting Over GMOs in the Natural Foods Aisle

The market for natural and organic foods has exploded. A decade ago the average supermarket shopper would have been hard pressed to find a single piece of organic produce or a box of organic cereal. The landscape has since changed – drastically. Even the most conventional markets now have a sizable collection of organic and “natural” products for sale. Next to Hormel corndogs are Amy’s Organic Burritos. But just slapping “organic” or “natural” on a label is hardly enough for some of the more intrepid consumers out there – nor should it be. In California, a state that often sets the standard for political change, there is a ballot initiative (Proposition 37) that would require the labeling of all genetically modified foods, in highly processed foods as well as their more natural counterparts. And no surprise, there are numerous biotech giants, like Monsanto and DuPont, that...

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