Broad Prop 37 Reading Could Breed More Food-Labeling Suits

Law360, New York (August 22, 2012, 9:47 PM EDT) -- A California court's recent ruling allowing Proposition 37 ballot materials to state that its labeling requirements could be interpreted to apply not only to genetically engineered food, but also to other processed food, has the potential to drive up the number of lawsuits filed by consumer groups under the proposed law, attorneys say.

California voters in November will consider Proposition 37, a ballot initiative that would mandate that genetically engineered foods sold in retail outlets such as grocery stores — but not restaurants — be labeled...
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