Signing of Monsanto Act causes controversy

US worried about genetically modified seeds and crops


US President Barack Obama signed on Tuesday the HR 933 continuing resolutions which include a section that prohibits federal courts from stopping the sale and propagation of genetically modified seeds and crops in case safety tests raise concerns about health risks. Food, environment and consumer advocacy groups have expressed their strong disapproval of the resolution and warned that it will compromise the government’s ability to protect the food supply.

Section 735 that ...


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