Frankenfoods: GMO's

California’s Mendocino County became the first county in the United States to ban the growing of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) when 57 percent of its voters cast their ballots on March 2 in favor of the initiative called Measure H.

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Els Cooperrider, one of the leaders of the Mendocino County, Calif., initiative to ban GMOs, shows off the local newspaper headline announcing the group’s victory.