Sonoma County bans GMO crop planting

Sonoma County bans GMO crop planting

Measure M makes Sonoma County sixth county in California to ban planting of geneticallyengineered crops.

Voters in Sonoma County, Cal., north of San Francisco, approved Measure M, which bans all genetically modified crops and seeds from being grown or used in unincorporated areas of the country.

Scientists at the University of California Cooperative Extension were asked by the county to evaluate Measure M. They concluded the measure is so poorly drafted that it could even ban new technologies including “some insect control measures like those being used to control mosquito vector of t

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