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Anti-GMO groups protesting farmer assurance

| July 13, 2012

Organizations that are anti-biotech are throwing a fit over the “farmers assurance provision” that was included in the House of Representative’s agricultural appropriations committee bill. The House committee voted to include Section 733 of the Fiscal Year 2013 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The section/provision will let farmers grow genetically modified/biotech crops during legal appeals of Department of Agriculture approved biotech crops.

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