GMO Labeling Bill Unveiled In Calif.

Law360, New York (February 24, 2014, 8:29 PM EST) -- A California lawmaker introduced legislation on Friday that would require genetically modified food to be labeled, while inserting limits on litigation that were absent from Proposition 37, a similar measure that voters rejected in 2012.

Like Prop. 37, S.B. 1381, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, authorizes consumers to sue companies if they do not label their genetically modified products as such. Yet unlike the failed ballot measure, it prohibits them from collecting damages, limiting their monetary awards to attorneys' fees and costs....
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