Dow Compromise May Help Controversial Crop Get Approval

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A key group of farmers dropped its opposition Tuesday to genetically engineered crops made by a Dow Chemical Co. subsidiary that critics argue could harm human health and the environment, winning concessions from the company that will make federal regulators more likely to approve the products.

The Save Our Crops Coalition agreed to alter its comments and petitions to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture to remove opposition to a Dow AgroSciences LLC 2,4-D herbicide and crops engineered to be resistant to...
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