California GMO Bill Is Top Priority for GMA

California GMO Bill Is Top Priority for GMA

“[Proposition 37] an unnecessary, costly and ill-conceived ballot proposition. ... This is a poorly written measure that would mandate that food producers provide misleading and confusing information to consumers. " — Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, GMA

ARLINGTON, Va. — As the Grocery Manufacturers Association anticipates the start of its annual Executive Conference this weekend in Colorado Springs, its collective eye is looking farther west, to California, where it will engage in a major election battle this fall.

The battle involves whether manufacturers will be required to indicate on their packaging if a product contains genetically modified organisms — Proposition 37 on California’s November ballot.

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