Farmers, Others Sue USDA Over Monsanto GMO Alfalfa

Date: 17-Feb-06
Country: USA
Author: Carey Gillam

Opening another front in the battle over genetically modified crops, the lawsuit contends that the US Department of Agriculture improperly is allowing Monsanto Co to sell an herbicide-resistant alfalfa seed while failing to analyse the public health, environmental, and economic consequences of that action.

“The USDA failed to do a full environmental review when they deregulated this genetically engineered alfalfa,” said Will Rastov, an attorney for Center for Food Safety, one of the plaintiffs. “They’re going to wreak untold dangers into the environment.”

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One response to “Farmers, Others Sue USDA Over Monsanto GMO Alfalfa

  1. Hi,
    Thank you for posting this urgent news.

    …at my blog today,
    “Don’t Think Small-Think Big: The Biggest War is Yet to be Fought!”
    The monstrous consequences of a one-party ruler (Monsanto) and GE.
    nicolerigetsdesign.wordpress.com

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