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Tue Jun 26, 2018, 02:43 PM Jun 2018

GMO Grass is Creeping Across Oregon

GMOs - what could possibly go wrong?

Missteps by agribusiness giants allowed the invasion.
Now they’re off the hook for cleanup.

"In the failing light of an unusually warm January day, Jerry Erstrom and I race along a dirt track behind Rod Frahm’s white pickup. Here, near Ontario, Oregon, a stone’s throw from the Idaho border, Frahm grows onions, squash and corn. But today, he wants to show us something he’s growing against his will: a genetically engineered turfgrass designed for golf courses..."

High Country News

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GMO Grass is Creeping Across Oregon (Original Post) Achilleaze Jun 2018 OP
Oh, but according to some here, that's a great thing and we should Squinch Jun 2018 #1
Actually, as always I'm being pro-ethical, non-corporate science Achilleaze Jun 2018 #2
The Monsanto/Bayer news - on cancer lawsuit Johnson vs Monsanto womanofthehills Jun 2018 #3


(51,215 posts)
1. Oh, but according to some here, that's a great thing and we should
Tue Jun 26, 2018, 03:27 PM
Jun 2018

all drink Roundup smoothies because they're magically delicious!

You're just being anti-science!


(8,908 posts)
3. The Monsanto/Bayer news - on cancer lawsuit Johnson vs Monsanto
Tue Jun 26, 2018, 03:57 PM
Jun 2018

SEEMS TO BE A PROBLEM finding jurors who don't hate Monsanto

carey gillam
?Verified account @careygillam

A little drama here in Johnson v @MonsantoCo as MON lawyers tell judge they need to kick out a bunch of jurors because so many see the company as “evil” #Rounduptrial
9:44 AM - 25 Jun 2018

carey gillam
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Jun 25

“There are jurors who say @MonsantoCo has killed people,” company lawyer tells judge in asking to exclude jurors plaintiff’s attorney says represents 1/3 of total jury pool

carey gillam
?Verified account @careygillam
Jun 25

Attending trial @RobertKennedyJr says Monsanto complaints of jury bias are like the kid who kills his parents and then asks court for sympathy because he’s an orphan

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