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GMO’s: Coexistence not working as Unapproved, Genetically Engineered Wheat is Found in Oregon Farmer’s Field

For those that have been suggesting that co-existence and a form of crop insurance will safeguard those farmers that choose not to use GMO’s – whether they are organically certified or not – got a rude awaking with the discovery of unlicensed genetically modified wheat in Oregon. As different markets are reacting by prohibiting imports, this incident shows the prevalence of GMO contamination and why USDA should move quickly to prohibit open-air field testing of genetically engineered crops. For more details please go to:

http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/press-releases/2253/unapproved-genetically-engineered-wheat-found-in-oregon-farmers-field

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018