tagged: Biotech crops
Dec. 02, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita
The Capital Press reports sugar prices went up 3 percent yesterday, following a California judge's ruling that this year's plantings of genetically modified Roundup Ready sugar beets had to be pulled up (because they were permitted without a proper environmental review). Continue reading →
Dec. 01, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita
A federal judge has ordered the destruction of genetically modified sugar beet crops planted illegally – before the environmental impacts of the engineered plants were fully assessed. Tuesday's ruling is the latest in an ongoing dispute over whether Monsanto's Roundup-ready sugar beets, which are genetically engineered to be resistant to herbicides, can be grown commercially. Continue reading →
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