Despite defeat, Prop 37 proponents will keep fighting

| November 8, 2012 |
Despite losing the popular vote by six percentage points, the Proposition 37 campaign, which fought to require California labeling of genetically engineered food, hailed its defeat as a victory Wednesday. "We came up a little short and that's obviously disappointing," said Dave Murphy, co-chair of the Yes campaign and founder of Food Democracy Now, a group of farmers and citizens dedicated to changing food policy nationally. "But Prop. 37 put GMO labeling on the map.

Despite losing the popular vote by six percentage points, the Proposition 37 campaign, which fought to require California labeling of genetically engineered food, hailed its defeat as a victory Wednesday. “We came up a little short and that’s obviously disappointing,” said Dave Murphy, co-chair of the Yes campaign and founder of Food Democracy Now, a group of farmers and citizens dedicated to changing food policy nationally. “But Prop. 37 put GMO labeling on the map.

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