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GMO Alfalfa Concerns
5:53 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Alfalfa In Washington Field Tests Positive For GMO

Anna King Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 5:48 pm

Tests of alfalfa seed from a field in eastern Washington have come back positive for genetically engineered genes called Round-Up-Ready.

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GMO Alfalfa Concerns
4:25 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Washington State Testing For GMO Alfalfa

Gary D. Robson Wikimedia

Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 4:20 pm

Washington agriculture researchers are investigating whether genetically engineered alfalfa was growing where it wasn’t supposed to in the eastern part of the state.

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GMO Wheat
5:27 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

How GMO Crops Could Affect Weeds

Jointed goatgrass is a weed that mingles with wheat in fields across the Northwest.
Credit Matt Lavin / Wikimedia Commons

After unauthorized, genetically modified wheat was found in an Oregon field, scientists have been trying to figure out what that means for wheat crops. Beyond farmers’ fields, a few pesky plants could also benefit as more genetically modified crops come into play.

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GMO Wheat
5:08 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Discovery of Genetically Modified Wheat in Oregon Could Jeopardize Northwest Exports

A field of wheat in Washington County, Oregon, just outside of Portland.
Credit Werewombat / Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed today that an Oregon field is contaminated with a genetically modified strain of wheat.


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GMO Labeling Debate
7:11 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Washington Senate Panel Hears Debate On GMO Labeling

A Washington State Senate Committee heard testimony last week regarding the state initiative that calls for labeling genetically modified foods. Steve Jackson has more.

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GMO Ban
6:26 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Southern Oregon County Will Consider GMO Ban In 2014

In November, voters in San Juan county Washington banned genetically modified crops. Now Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley could follow suit. A proposed GMO ban just qualified for the 2014 Jackson County ballot. Amelia Templeton of EarthFix reports.

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