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Vilsack's USDA Officially Approves Controversial Genetifically Modified Alfalfa

01/28/2011 02:08 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) had approved the unrestricted planting of genetically modified alfalfa sold by Monsanto Co. and Forge Genetics, despite protests from organic groups and public health advocates and comments from nearly 250,000 citizens asking the department to keep this GMO genie in its bottle.

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