Saboteurs destroy genetically modified beets

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Saboteurs destroyed two fields of genetically modified sugar beets in southern Oregon.

The FBI considers the incidents, which occurred during the nights of June 8 and June 11 in Jackson County, to be crimes of "economic sabotage" that violate federal law.

About 1,000 sugar beet plants were destroyed during the first incident and another 5,500 were destroyed during the second, both in fields leased by the biotech developer Syngenta.

Read more at Capital Press.

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