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Monsanto, DuPont Lead Effort to Defeat GM Labeling in California

3:50 PM MDT | September 17, 2012 | Kara Sissell

Monsanto and DuPont are the top contributors to a campaign opposing California’s Proposition 37, which would require labels on most foods made with genetically modified (GM)  ingredients. Voters in California will decide Proposition 37 on November 6. If approved, Proposition 37 would make California the first state in U.S. to require labeling of GM foods. Opponents of Proposition 37 have raised nearly $25 million, about nine times more than the amount raised by proponents of the measure, according to local press reports. Monsanto has so far contributed...

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