California's Proposition 37 and the WTO Agreements

Kershen, Drew L.

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 1, Sep/Oct, 2012

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Abstract

Proposition 37 raises significant and difficult issues as to whether it complies with World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements. The analysis below describes and discusses the compatibility between Proposition 37
and WTO Agreements.

Keywords

Food labeling, GMOs, genetically modified foods, agricultural policy, Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, SPS Agreement, Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, TBT Agreement

Citation

Kershen, Drew L. "California's Proposition 37 and the WTO Agreements." ARE Update 16(1)(2012):1-5. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2012/16/1/ca-prop-37-wto-agreements/