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A Not Sweet Holiday Treat: USDA Proposing Interim Planting of Illegal, Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, geneticengineering, GeneticEngineering, health, safety, GE beets )

- 2737 days ago -
Now, under pressure from Monsanto and the sugar industry, USDA has proposed to allow the planting of GE beets again beginning next spring, before the agency completes its environmental assessment of the crop's impacts.
USDA Issues Draft Environmental Assessment of GM Sugar Beets
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, GeneticEngineering, GE beets, USDA )

- 2752 days ago -
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has prepared a draft environmental assessment (EA) of genetically modified sugar beets, including an option to permit planting of the beets under certain conditions.

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