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U.S. Beet Sugar Industry Submission to the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council Committee on Genetically Engineered Crops – Sept. 9, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

U S Beet Sugar Industry Submission to NAS – click to download file

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on Appellate Court Activity

Friday, November 16th, 2012

November 16, 2012 On November 15, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the appeal by the Center for Food Safety and other plaintiffs and affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss the case concerning permits for the planting of sugar beet stecklings (seedlings) [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on APHIS’ Record of Decision on Roundup Ready® Sugar Beets

Friday, July 20th, 2012

On July 20, 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the determination of nonregulated status (full approval) for Roundup Ready® sugar beets. The Record of Decision (ROD), published in the Federal Register, is based on the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), issued by APHIS on June 1, [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on the Final Environmental Impact Statement

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

June 5, 2012 On June 1, 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the completion of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Roundup Ready® sugar beets. As part of the process, APHIS prepared two analyses, one under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and another under [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Monday, October 17th, 2011

October 17, 2011 On Oct. 14, 2011, announcement of a public comment period for Glyphosate-Tolerant H7–1 Sugar Beets, Request for Nonregulated Status, was published in the Federal Register. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced on Oct. 11, 2011, the availability of a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on Appellate Court Activity

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

May 26, 2011 On May 20, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted the motion of Monsanto and other industry intervenors to dismiss the remaining appeals on Case number 10-17335.  The intervenor group had voluntarily asked that the appeal be dismissed.  As a result of subsequent court decisions and the U.S. Department of [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on Appellate Court Activity

Monday, February 28th, 2011

February 28, 2011 On February 25, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction that had ordered the destruction of sugar beet stecklings (seedlings) that were genetically modified to tolerate labeled applications of Roundup agricultural herbicides. The Appeals Court said plaintiffs failed to show that the stecklings, being grown under permits from the U.S. [...]

Statement by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council on USDA’s APHIS Announcement for Partial Deregulation of Roundup Ready Sugar Beets

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

February 8, 2011 On February 4, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) authorized planting of Roundup Ready sugar beets. USDA APHIS’ decision included mandatory interim measures for planting Roundup Ready sugar beet crops, including the spring 2011 crop, while APHIS prepares a final Environmental Impact Statement [...]

Update on Appellate Court Activity by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

December 22, 2010 On December 21, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals extended its stay pending appeal of Judge Jeffrey White’s November 30, 2010, injunction requiring destruction of sugar beet stecklings (seedlings) currently being grown under permits from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The stecklings are [...]

Update on Appellate Court Activity by the Sugar Industry Biotech Council

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

December 7, 2010 On December 6, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a temporary stay of Judge Jeffrey White’s November 30, 2010, ruling requiring destruction of sugar beet stecklings (seedlings) currently being grown under permits from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The stecklings are intended [...]

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