Battle over Genetically Modified Foods Goes to Voters

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A measure that would require the labeling of genetically modified food has qualified for California's November ballot, based on the rights of consumers to know what they're eating.  Some opponents call it a crusade against science that could deprive the world's poor of the right to enough food. Also, millions of expatriates living in the United States are eligible to vote in Mexico's presidential election next month. Public service announcements claim the process is simple. So why don't more ex-pats plan to cast their ballots?  On our rebroadcast of Today's To the point, is Egyptian democracy being killed in its cradle?

Banner image: A famer displays a handful of GMO (genetically modified organism) soybeans. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images



Warren Olney