Jackson County Oregon the latest County to join the ban GMO initiative

gmofreeinitiativeoregonOn the 2nd of January 2013, supporters of a petition with 6700 signaturers that supported a ban on genetically-modified crops packed the auditorium.

Members of the GMO free Jackson to the nearby elections office to officially file the signaturers.The hope it to obtain a banning the crops in Jackson County on the 2014 .

As the FDA refuses to participate in labelling GMO products, individual counties have taken matters into their own hands, and Jackson county is the latest GMO of fed up and who don’t want their crop contaminated with GMO crop.

After addressing commissioners, members of GMO-Free Jackson County then marched to the nearby Elections Office to file the officially, with several holding up in support of the ban. They hope to get a banning the crops in Jackson County on the May 2014 ballot.

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