October 17th, 2012
California Newspaper Editorial Boards Spread False Claims and Faulty Logic on Proposition 37
By Michele Simon, JD, MPH, Food Policy Consultant with the Center for Food Safety
Each election season, proponents and opponents of the various initiatives on the California ballot hope for the state’s major newspaper endorsements. While you can’t expect every paper to endorse your side, Proposition 37, which would require labeling of foods produced using genetic engineering, seems to have had a string of incredibly bad luck.