Judge orders Monsanto GMO plants to be destroyed

GMO sugar beets make up over 57 percent of our nation's sugar crop

Although U.S.  District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled last August that the planting and sales of Monsanto’s genetically- modified sugar beets was banned, the US Department of Agriculture still issued permits that allowed companies to plant seedlings to produce seed for future GMO sugar beet crops.

 On November 30th, Judge White – who has ruled on other related Monsanto issues – said those seedlings “shall be removed from the ground.”

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