USDA Incorrectly Deregulated Modified Beets: Judge

Law360, New York (September 22, 2009, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has sided with the Sierra Club and other environmental groups that argued the U.S. Department of Agriculture didn't do enough to study the impacts of genetically modified sugar beet crops before it deregulated them at the request of Monsanto Co. and another seed company.

Judge Jeffrey S. White sided with the groups on Monday with his ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, granting their motion for summary judgment and ordering the federal government to conduct a more...
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Case Information

Case Title

Center for Food Safety et al v. Connor et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

January 23, 2008

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