Does the ‘GMO Crop Protection Act’ actually matter?

| | April 3, 2013
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[The resolution says that] if there is some suspicion that a regulated plant might be harmful (presumably a genetically modified plant), the farmer can continue to grow it until the Secretary of Agriculture completes the analysis of this claim.

Honestly, that sounds pretty reasonable.

But most important, this really just prevents nuisance lawsuits from disrupting agriculture when there is no evidence that any genetically modified plant (GM) has ever cause any harm. There are no peer-reviewed papers that report any such harm. And there are hundreds of papers showing that no harm has ever been caused.

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