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January 8, 2014

In Nepal, victory for anti-GMO activists?

Court issues injunction that prevents genetically modified seeds from entering Nepal.
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Stop Monsanto protest in Nepal. Photo via Flickr user Christine Boose [Creative Commons]

After a 2-year battle, Nepal's supreme court issued an order Wednesday temporarily prohibiting the import of genetically modified seeds. This would prevent multinational agricultural corporations like Monsanto from selling and distributing their products in the country. Many in Nepal celebrated the news. 

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