GMO labels limit choices, hurt the poor

| June 26, 2012
California GMO labelling initiative is filed
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To build support for the California GMO labeling law, NGOs and activist groups have played on consumer fears about a promising technology that is nevertheless prone to “Frankenfoods” demagoguery. If successful, they may well imperil the ability of Californians, and consumers around the world, to choose a technology that scientists contend could end hunger and malnutrition, lift hundreds of millions from poverty, and reduce the environmental impact of feeding an evermore populous world.
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