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Local grocer thinks Prop. 37 good idea

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under News

One of the most controversial topics in the upcoming elections is that of Proposition 37. The proposition would demand all companies using genetically engineered food to label their product as genetically engineered. Controversy around this topic resides in what its true purpose is. Some say it is all a scam by a lawyer wanting to make money off of the big food companies....

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rebuttal to teacher offers a new view on Prop. 37

Robert M. Trabin

October 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Editor: As a professor who teaches about food and nutrition at Bakersfield College, David Lightsey commented in the Oct. 17 edition of The Rip that he feels that students need to be more informed about Proposition 37. On that we are in agreement, but not according to the information that he gave.  Let me cut right to the chase. For anyone wishing to get the full nitty...

Adjunct professor against Prop. 37

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under News

Bakersfield College adjunct professor David Lightsey feels that students need to be informed more on Proposition 37. Lightsey said he had witnessed many students in his nutrition class being misinformed. Lightsey works with the National Council Against Health Fraud, and is a health and safety speaker for the NCAA. “If you look at [genetically modified foods] from a...

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