Environmental

Oregon Proposes Legislation to Protect Farmers and Consumers from GE Contamination

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--January 28, 2016.  Last week, Oregon Representative Paul Holyey introduced legislation that would protect traditional crops against contamination from their genetically engineered counterparts. As it stands, local governments are preempted (disallowed) from taking actions that protect traditional farmers from contamination by genetically engineered (GE) crops. With the help of advocates representing family farms and food safety, The Transgenic Contamination Prevention Bill (HB 4122) will repeal sections of Senate-passed Bill . . .

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