Local Reaction to GMO Ban Lawsuit

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Farmers who are suing over the voter-approved GMO ban are not commenting on the $4.2 million lawsuit. The county is not yet willing to speculate what the litigation will mean for the future of the ban. Two farms filed the suit against the county on Monday, and said the GMO ban … Continue reading »

GMO Opponents Launch Labeling Effort

MEDFORD, Ore. — After winning the battle over growing genetically modified food in Jackson County, opponents of GMOs are now turning their sights on making sure all food sold in Oregon is labeled about its GMO content. Supporters are out gathering signatures hoping to get a statewide initiative on the ballot in November. The plan … Continue reading »

Citizens Group Reviews GMO Ban

MEDFORD, Ore. — A group of citizens is reviewing the Jackson County Ballot Measure regarding a possible GMO ban. The “Citizens Initiative Review” has been helping Oregonians decide statewide ballot measures for the last four years, but this is the first time the group is being applied to a local measure. The group, which contains … Continue reading »