Millions of dollars, mostly from outside of California, were poured into campaigns both for and against Prop 37. But the donations that came in weighed heavily in favor of Prop 37's opponents.
Companies like Monsanto and The Hershey Co. contributed to what was eventually a $44 million windfall for "No on Prop 37," while proponents were only able to raise $7.3 million, reports California Watch. Read more...
California NAACP Sells Out to Big Ag on Genetically Modified Foods | Black Agenda Report
It's not a subject discussed much in media and not a place where Big Agriculture wants to go. So what do the swells at places like Monsanto do? The same as the nuclear industry, the telecom industry and the people who want to privatize education. They dropped a big check on the California NAACP, and sure enough that august body took a stand against California's Proposition 37.Prop 37: Safer food or invitation for lawsuits? - CSMonitor.com
Prop 37: The California ballot initiative would require genetically modified food to be labeled. But critics say Prop 37 invites lawsuits against food producers and grocery stores.