Skip to comments.US court orders GMO beets destroyed
Posted on 12/03/2010 2:52:54 PM PST by opentalk
A federal judge has ordered what is believed to be the first-ever destruction of a genetically modified crop in the United States, saying that the altered sugar beets were planted illegally.
US District Judge Jeffrey White in California granted a preliminary injunction Tuesday sought by the Center for Food Safety and other groups, which contended that the Monsanto-produced sugar beet crops were planted without proper environmental review.
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Goodness. Monsanto takes a bullet? Isn’t that kind of a first? They must not have paid Obama enough to cover for them.
“They must not have paid Obama enough to cover for them.”
I think that that’s at the heart of everything Obama does, from bailouts to healthcare waivers to environmmental exemptions.
Giant Beets Roll Into Time Square, Take Over The Big Apple
Roundup itself is a nightmare. If you use it make SURE to wash your hands thoroughly, and keep far away from your children, and most especially pregnant women. the main ingredient has been shown to cause genital abnormalities in lab rats (mis-shapen, missing, both organs, double penises, yuck, etc.)
The article's main thrust is not about reporting facts but making the point abundantly clear that we must submit to the government.
Off topic a bit, but interesting info on beets >>.
IMO, the stench from a beet plant is as bad as a paper-pulp plant.
Are you the one who started the Alar scare and ended the use of DDT? I would be baned for stating what you can do.
You ever smell rotted potatoes? Rotted cabbage? Rotted squash or pumpkins? WOW! A smell that you’ll never forget - unless you’re hungry. HA!
The Comrades at Peoplescube.com are gonna have a field day (no pun intended) with this one.
Their mistake was to do business in California.
Now Monsanto needs to pay damages caused by their modified wheat genes that they allowed to infect others fields.
“You ever smell rotted potatoes? Rotted cabbage? Rotted squash or pumpkins?”
Yes to all...pretty nasty. Like processing plants (meat, beets, paper) it can stay in your nose for days and, unfortunately, be recalled decades later. Couldn’t live without potatoes, though... :b
Ya know, they’ve GMO’ed corn genes with human genes to the point that your corn flakes are being used by intelligence agencies to relay your critical conversations right from the breakfast table. (you know, “ears” of corn, right?)
Oh for Pete’s sake! It’s just salt water!! What’er you doin? Carryin Ceasar Chaves’s water now???
Yeah... In the old days we used to plant them beet plants in alternate rows with paper-pulp plants so that they could cross-pollenate, ya know... I’ve since learned that we were way, way ahead of our time on this!!!
They forgot to pay off the judge.
It's great stuff. They used to use a lot down in peanut country. Just don't feed it to your rats.
Throw it under the Commerce “when nothing else works” Clause
Oh, what a load of crap!! I’ve used Round-up since it came on the market, nearly 20 years on a commercial basis. I’m well over 65 and have no effects of any herbicide. My wife and i have 4 children well into their adulthood and no abnormalities. In addition, while in Nam I was operating in an area where “Agent Orange” (Round-up) was being used. I have no ill effects and AM NOT claiming any disability for Agent Orange. One should always was hands after use of any herbicide, wash vegetables and fruits before consumption and cook meats thoroughly. That’s common sense that doesn’t need government intervention. And, I am not an employee of Monsanto and never have been.
Saw this on “GILLIGAN’S ISLAND” once
castaways find crate of irradiated vegetable seeds - after
eating the vegetables develop super human powers
LOL...let me guess...the result was acres and acres of...
red tape? :) Yeah, you WERE ahead of your time...
Seesh, it's been around for, what, 39 years, and now suddenly it's dangerous?
Better crawl back under your bed.............there's a BIG dark cloud on the horizon.
The day that Monsanto buys an insurance policy to cover the cost of a mistake instead of relying upon Uncle Sugar to bless their product safety is the day that I'll entertain a bogus implication like this one.
Citations please. The left has been trying to sell that story for thirty years without success. Today, Monsanto has more reason to get rid of glyphosate than anybody: Their patent just ran out.
I don’t think this article is talking about red beets....Sugar beets. I thought I read the other day that the price of sugar has gone way up. Maybe this would contribute to that.
“Ears”? LOL! That’s pretty corny. ;o)
I love that it’s Monsanto, though.
And, down goes Soros! lol
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