GMO Crops Protected by Government

MEDFORD, Ore. — Despite protests and petitions, companies growing genetically modified crops will be protected under federal law. Recently, President Obama approved a bill that had a provision protecting companies that genetically modify food. The Monsanto Protection Act allows these companies to grow these types of crops, even without more research. A local researcher who … Continue reading »

Ashland Council Wants Ban On GMO

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland City Council is asking Jackson County Commissioners to ban genetically modified crops in the county. The council voted in its meeting Tuesday night to send a letter to the commissioners asking for the ban. Opponents of genetically modified crops say it can contaminate organic crops in Southern Oregon and members … Continue reading »