June 6th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The USDA must complete an Environmental Impact Study before Monsanto’s GM sugar beets will be allowed to continue being grown for commercial use, a federal appeals court decided in late May.
Read More:Monsanto’s GM Sugar Beets Require Further Testing Says Court
February 14th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
A genetically modified (GM) corn variety developed exclusively for ethanol use in fuel was approved last week by Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, amidst a chorus of food manufacturers concerned the biotech corn will contaminate non-GMO crops.
Read More:New GMO Corn Variety for Ethanol Production Gets USDA Approval
February 8th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Despite a court order to conduct a thorough Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) of genetically modified (GM) sugar beets before deregulating the seeds, The USDA has decided to continue allowing the planting of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready sugar beets.
Read More:USDA Permits Planting of GM Sugar Beets