BioDemocracy on the March: Marin County, Calif., Bans GE Crops
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3 (AScribe Newswire) -- Yesterday, while millions of Americans went to the polls in record numbers, Marin county, voted to ban the cultivation of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops.
Marin County joins Mendocino and Trinity becoming the next county to ban genetically engineered crops.
Kerr Says Labels will be Required on Genetically Engineered Seeds
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Companies selling genetically engineered seeds in the state will have to include a "plain English disclosure" on labels, the agriculture secretary has decided.
The words, "these seeds have been genetically engineered," will have to appear on the label, Agriculture Secretary Steve Kerr said.
Companies will have to specify what traits have been conferred through biotechnology.