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USDA Sued Over Plantings Of Altered Sugar Beets

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Groups opposed to genetically modified foods sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday over the agency's recent decision to allow lim...

Judge Revokes USDA Approval Of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets, Orders Review

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has revoked the government's approval of genetically altered sugar beets until regulators complete a more thorou...

Judge Rejects U.S. Approval of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets

nytimes.com | ANDREW POLLACK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A federal judge has ruled that the government failed to adequately assess the environmental impacts of genetically engineered sugar beets before appro...

Judge overturns USDA's approval of biotech beets

Colorado Daily. | Colorado Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A federal judge has overturned USDA approval of the genetically engineered sugar beets that caused an uproar in Boulder County earlier this year....

Autumn Harvests From Around The World

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the first day of fall upon us, we put together a tribute to the autumn harvest. From grapes and tobacco found in Bulgaria to coconuts from India...

Boulder Beet Decision "Being Watched Worldwide" By Environmentalists

The Denver Post | Monte Whaley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The battle of the beet -- the genetically modified sugar beet -- is set to be fought before the Boulder County commissioners Tuesday. A proposal to a...

Poison: One Lump or Two?

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Kimbrell

As with mercury levels in corn syrup, our government agencies have simply not taken the time to conduct proper research, preferring rather to push genetically modified sugar beat initiatives at the whim of Monsanto and other agribusinesses.