The Jew And The Carrot

Proposition 37, Food Movement's Bar Mitzvah

By Rabbi Noah Tzvi Farkas

Valley Beth Shalom
Today, Proposition 37 is on the ballot here in California. This ballot measure would require manufacturers to label foods that contain genetically modified materials in their ingredients. Those who oppose the legislation say that uninformed consumers would read this new label as a warning. Those who support the legislation say consumers have a right to know what we put in our bodies. Now, most foodies feel very strongly that Proposition 37 represents a crucial break-out moment for the food movement.

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