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US INDIANA FARMERS WANT MORE SCRUTINY OF NEW MONSANTO CROPS

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SUMMARY: "A coalition of farmers is asking federal regulators to further scrutinize Monsanto Co.’s new soybean and cotton offerings, saying they could pose environmental threats to nearby crops."

A coalition of farmers is asking federal regulators to further scrutinize Monsanto Co.’s new soybean and cotton offerings, saying they could pose environmental threats to nearby crops.

USDA TO TACKLE 2,4-D-RESISTANT ENGINEERED CROPS WITHOUT NEEDED REGULATIONS

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SUMMARY: "It is encouraging that USDA will produce an Environmental Impact Statement for crops resistant to 2,4-D or dicamba. These crops, through the herbicides they are designed to use, have potential to cause substantial environmental and human harm, especially due to drift and volatility. Weed scientists have projected dramatically increased use of these herbicides, and herbicides in general, if these crops are approved.

ASSEMBLY PANEL ADVANCES GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED FOOD LABELING BILL

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SUMMARY: "The Assembly Budget Committee released a bill on Monday that would require all foods to be labeled if they contain genetically engineered material."

The Assembly Budget Committee released a bill on Monday that would require all foods to be labeled if they contain genetically engineered material.

The bill (A-3192) would require that any genetically engineered food product that is offered for sale in the state must have a label indicating that the food contains genetically modified material.

WA. STATE VOTERS TO DECIDE ON GMO-LABELING INITIATIVE

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SUMMARY: "State voters will decide on the fate of an initiative that would require labeling of genetically-modified food products.

Initiative 522 would require food products to bear a label informing the consumer if they contain any genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs."

State voters will decide on the fate of an initiative that would require labeling of genetically-modified food products. Initiative 522 would require food products to bear a label informing the consumer if they contain any genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs.

Connecticut First In The Nation To Pass GMO Labeling Bill

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A bill that would mandate labels on foods that contain genetically modified ingredients passed the House Monday, making Connecticut the first state in the nation to pass this type of legislation.

Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are crops that have been manually altered using modern technology in order to be resistant to herbicides and pesticides or take on other characteristics such as a longer shelf-life. Connecticut’s legislation came in response to a national campaign to mandate labels on foods that contain GMOs.

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