A petition has been circulating to stop riders that slipped into the 2013 House Agriculture Appropriations bill. Dubbed the Monsanto riders, they “would require – not just allow, but require – the Secretary of Agriculture to grant a temporary permit for the planting or cultivation of a genetically engineered crop, even if a federal court… Read more »
You know that “super committee” of House and Senate negotiators that Congress convened to forge a plan to cut $1.2 trillion from the deficit over the next decade? They are going to be the ones re-writing the Farm Bill in the next two weeks. Surprise!
Grist has the story.
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