Obama signs bill that protects makers of genetically engineered crops from federal courts

President Obama approved a temporary spending bill this week that averted a government shutdown but also riled a slew of groups that say one provision protects Monsanto and other makers of genetically modified seeds and crops from federal courts. The so-called Monsanto Protection Act essentially requires the Agriculture Department to approve the growing, harvesting and selling of such crops, even if the courts rule environmental … Continue reading Obama signs bill that protects makers of genetically engineered crops from federal courts