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GM crops may be grown during lawsuits

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The House of Representatives voted this week to allow farmers to grow genetically modified crops from Monsanto while any lawsuits are pending. The U.S. Department of Agriculture would be required to permit modified crops to be planted and sold into the food supply after the agency’s approvals have been invalidated by a court, under a provision in the fiscal 2013 agriculture spending bill approved by the House Appropriations committee Tuesday, according to reports from Bloomberg News.

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