Archive Article: 1998/08/28

28 August 1998

A crowd of about 300 gathered outside Totnes Magistrates Court in Devon this week to support two environmental activists charged with ripping up genetically modified (GM) crops. Elizabeth Snook and Jacklyn Sheedy pleaded not guilty to causing £605,000-worth of damage to an area of experimental genetically-modified maize at Hood Barton Farm, earlier this month. The women were bailed to appear again in court on Nov 17.

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