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Boulder residents mobilize against GM crops

Residents, farmers, retailers and manufacturers gathered in protest against a proposition before county commissioners to allow the planting of GM sugar beets on public land. While GM corn and soybeans are already being planted on this land, demonstrators hope a ban on sugar beets would eventually lead to a ban on all GM crops. The county commission will vote on the proposition this November. 

For more GMO coverage check out:
Non-GMO movement goes local at Boulder rally
ConAgra sued for labeling GM cooking oils 'natural'
Anti-GMO movement in Europe offers lessons for the U.S.

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