Chemical companies and food processers have spent $44 million to defeat Proposition 37 on next week's ballot. It would require the labeling of genetically engineered food. Recent polls show a measure that once led 2 to 1 is now dead even or somewhat behind. Do Californians have a right to know what's in the food they eat and feed to their children? Is there any evidence that genetically modified food is harmful? Would compulsory labeling drive up the cost? We hear from both sides. Also, Prop 39 would repeal a law that allows multistate businesses to choose how they're taxed in California. New revenues would go to alternative energy projects. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Superstorm Sandy and FEMA
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