In the bruising, high-dollar battle over California’s Proposition 37, truth has often been a casualty.
On Nov. 6, voters will decide whether to approve the country’s first law requiring labels for genetically modified foods. More than $36 million has flowed into the campaign so far, with opponents out raising supporters 8 to 1, led by $7 million from St. Louis-based biotech giant Monsanto.
Yet even as the campaigns start to heat up, both sides have already pushed questionable science, dubious studies and uncertain claims in pursuit of votes, underscoring that the stakes are high, and the fight testy.
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