IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Environment

Court Revokes U.S. Approval for GM Sugar Beets

10:55 AM MDT | August 16, 2010 | Kara Sissell

A federal judge has thrown out the USDA’s 2005 approval of genetically modified (GM) sugar beets, saying officials did not conduct an adequate environmental impact assessment. The ruling is setback for Monsanto because growers will not be able to use GM sugar beets in the 2011 planting season, although beets already planted can be harvested and sold. The USDA will have to conduct the required environmental assessment, which could take more than two years but is expected to ultimately approve planting of GM sugar beets. GM sugar beets, which are modified to...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2012 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa