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  • Center for Food Safety
    56,510 supporters

    National non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect…Read More

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Why this matters

Some Key Haven residents who have opposed Oxitec's plan welcomed the vote. Ed Swift said Tuesday that neither he nor his neighbors want to…Read More

GMO Mosquito Plan Headed for Residents' Vote in Florida Keys

ABC News
Residents in the Florida Keys will get to vote on whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their neighborhood. The mosquito control district in the island chain wants the British biotech firm Oxitec to test its modified mosquitoes in a neighborhood of 444 homes clustered on a relatively isolated peninsula north of Key West. …Read More