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Center for Food Safety campaigns to stop GMO and pharmaceutical crops

According to a Center for Food Safety statement: "[The U.S. Department of Agriculture] has released a proposed rule that would significantly weaken oversight of all genetically engineered crops, and which continue to allow companies to grow food crops engineered to produce drugs and industrial chemicals.

In the release, CFS contends that "the proposed rule now has the same gaping holes as the policy it is replacing, and creates a few new ones, as well." For more information or to sign a petition, click here.

The USDA's comment period ends Nov. 24.

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