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USDA Issues Draft Environmental Assessment of GM Sugar Beets

Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, GeneticEngineering, GE beets, USDA )

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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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Carol H. (229)
Friday November 5, 2010, 4:43 pm
they should deny the request for partial deregulation! thanks Kathy for the post

Kathy B. (104)
Friday November 5, 2010, 4:50 pm
What I want is for them to do is rule that they rip every single one of them up and burn them.

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Saturday November 6, 2010, 3:34 am
Amen to that Kathy, amen.

Bon L. (0)
Sunday November 7, 2010, 2:23 am
Thanks for the info.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 4, 2015, 2:34 am
My only problem with sugar beets is I have never believed the sugar produced from them was of the same quality as that derived from sugar cane. Pure cane sugar just plain tastes better.
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