14 Feb '12, 12am

Boulder, Colorado Bans Growing of GMO Crops

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto page , and our Colorado News page . In November 2011, about 250 Boulder County residents attended a public meeting to discuss the planting of GM (genetically modified) crops on county-owned land. Their turnout, together with an anti-GMO (genetically modified organism) recommendation from the county's Food and Agriculture Policy Council, led county officials to vote for a phase out of genetically engineered crops on open space. This is a powerful testimony to the influence residents can have on their local regulations when they stand together for a cause; you, too, can work toward enacting such a phase out in your area as well. Boulder Residents, County Officials Say "No" to GMOs Boulder's Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee voted 5-4 in support of the Food...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24864.cfm

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