17 Feb '12, 5pm

Correction: Boulder County Agrees To Allow Some GMOs On Public Land

CORRECTION: This article replaces an erroneous report that Boulder had banned GMOs on public land. Multiple advisory committees issued recommendations, at least two of which were to phase out GM crops on public land. However the county commissioners voted to approve the Cropland Policy Board's recommendation to continue to allow some GM crops. Thank you to those of you from Boulder who alerted us to the mistake. The Boulder County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to allow some genetically modified organisms to be grown on county-owned open space land. All three commissioners agreed that farmers should be allowed to continue to plant corn that has been genetically engineered to resist the herbicide glyphosate or to resist insects. Planting GMO corn was first approved in Boulder County in 2003. And the commissioners supported the planting of Roundup Ready sugar beets,...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24898.cfm


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