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Did Congress Just Give GMOs A Free Pass In The Courts?

Did Congress Just Give GMOs A Free Pass In The Courts?

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congress on Thursday approved stopgap funding legislation that includes language explicitly granting the USDA authority to override a judge’s ruling against genetically modified crops. Critics denounce the measure as the “Monsanto Protection Act.” But it seems to be codifying powers the USDA already has exercised in the past.

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