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.

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.