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Federal Court Rescinds USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on August 16, 2010 - 12:53pm

On Friday, a federal court for the Northern District of California ruled that the USDA had violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by approving the Monsanto-engineered biotech crop, Roundup Ready sugar beets, without first preparing an Environmental Impact Statement.

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