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FBI investigates GM sugar beet destruction in Oregon

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to solve who destroyed fields of genetically modified sugar beets in southern Oregon.

The crops were destroyed over two separate nights in June. It is unknown if the plots were destroyed by an individual or a group. The GM sugar beets were engineered to withstand glyphosate, and were being grown on plots of land leased and managed by Syngenta.

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