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At that and -- if you're out west isn't the big story for you I've voters in California are finding themselves in the middle of what's being described as sort of -- high stakes food fight.
A proposal that will require labeling of anything -- any -- at all.
With genetically modified ingredients.
That's gonna appear in the -- ballot in November Douglas Kennedy is joining us with more in -- -- -- of the US government says genetically modified foods are safe to eat but that's not satisfying some in California.
Who say they want to decide for themselves.
What do you got over here these are potatoes are going to be harvested next week to -- sprinkle you are what you eat.
So you insist you better know what -- -- Before you eat it that's that way I have lived my entire life.
Sprinkle it's been an organic farmer here and Ohio California for twelve years.
He says these days it's difficult to tell what you're -- because foods are simply not labeled properly.
Particularly he says.
The genetically altered once why do you consider it's so important to know if you're eating genetically engineered foods because they've never been analyzed for human health and we're skeptics we just really don't believe but the government says in the government says they think -- -- Sprinkled points out that most of the processed corn we consume has been genetically altered.
He's now supporting the ballot measure that would require most engineered foods be labeled as such.
Opponents say he simply trying to scare consumers.
Requiring a label on a product it she implies that there's something wrong with these -- when the science from the World Health Organization American Medical Association -- says there's not.
-- -- DL is from the no on prop 37 campaign.
He says extra labeling will mean extra food costs.
And he says the supporters have a hidden agenda do you look at their material has to ban these foods -- putting out stuff saying that these labels will be a skull and cross bones.
The proponents of these are anti science extremists your opponents say you are an extremist.
Who is trying to get people to stop eating genetically altered foods altogether what what do you say.
-- we just want to give people a choice.
He says choice we'll give Californians a way to decide what they want to eat and what they don't.
That's it from here -- back -- -- that we might we might see this gone cross bones on fitting cal I don't know if the skull and cross the Hudson has got to get on there but if they vote for you're gonna have a label.
That's very -- saying that thank you --
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