Monsanto GM seed ban is overturned by US Supreme Court

BBC News

The bio-tech company Monsanto can sell genetically modified seeds before safety tests on them are completed, the US Supreme Court has ruled.

A lower court had barred the sale of the modified alfalfa seeds until an environmental impact study could be carried out.

But seven of the nine Supreme Court Justices decided that ruling was unconstitutional.

Read More: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/us_and_canada/10371831.stm

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