Those seeking to ban the use of GMO farm products in the Medford area got a big reason to dance in the streets this week as a federal judge ruled that Jackson County’s ban on the modified plants sticks. They’re still banned just like the voters wanted.
Several local farms that use GMO seed and stock aren’t happy about it an may appeal the judges ruling. The ruling came down on a “right to farm” issue in that those who grow non-GMO plants have a right to ensure their plants don’t get infected with the seeds from those who do use GMO technology.
The story is in the Oregonian. Click here.