Hundreds Protest Against GMOs

EUGENE, Ore. — People all around the country are protesting agriculture giant Monsanto Saturday, including hundreds of people here in Eugene.¬†¬†Cheryl Levie and Charlotte Wilson traveled all the way from Jackson County to join the protest against genetically modified crops or GMOs. “I’ve been a registered nurse for over 30 years and I’ve seen a … Continue reading »

GMO Wheat Found in Oregon Field

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The discovery of a genetically modified strain of wheat is affecting international trade and Oregon’s half a billion dollar wheat industry. Japan suspended some imports of U.S. wheat Thursday after a farmer found the GMO crop in his eastern Oregon field. The USDA is now investigating. OSU Professor and wheat geneticist Bob … Continue reading »

Eugene Residents March Against Monsanto

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people spent Saturday afternoon rallying against the agricultural giant Monsanto. It was all part of a nationwide protest against the biotechnology company and called for an end to genetically modified seeds, or GMOs. Protestors said GMOs can ruin organic fields, when the wind blows them onto crops. Hundreds of people … Continue reading »

Protesters to March Against Monsanto

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of thousands of people in cities worldwide Saturday will march in unison against bio-tech giant Monsanto, accused of genetically engineering agriculture and food. Protesters will gather at the old federal building at 10 a.m. to prepare for Eugene’s march. They will begin marching at 11 a.m., starting at the Wayne Morse … Continue reading »