In the shadow of Proposition 37’s defeat maybe we can have a real conversation.  Angry, uninformed discussion based on fear mongering from both sides detracted from a real issue– how do we provide complete information about food in a manner consistent with science?

Throughout the discussion scientists and some corporate officials stated repeatedly that labeling is not the problem– Proposition 37 was the problem.  A potentially complex and expensive bureaucratic web would be created to police foodstuffs that have no inherent dangers.  That’s just nuts.

At this time I think everyone in interested in this issue should coalesce around balancing two concepts in complete fairness– information and science.

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