This week’s primary ballot gave anti-GMO’ers a big win in Southern Oregon – both in Jackson and Josephine Counties, containing the towns of Medford and Grants pass. The anti-GMO proposition won by solid margins in the final tally. But those pushing GMOs are well financed by big agriculture businesses like Monsanto and others. And they’re threatening a lawsuit.
Here are the stories from Oregon Public Broadcasting. Click here.
But soonafter 99% of the vote was tabulated in Jackson County, GMO supporters threatened a lawsuit to overturn the vote on grounds that the ban violates the state’s “right to farm” statutes. That part of the story is also with OPB. Click here.