USDA News Release No. 0035.11 (Jan. 27, 2011)

(USDA, after completing EIS, announces that Roundup Ready alfalfa will be completely deregulated and, as such, will not have any more restrictions than does non-genetically modified alfalfa; announcement comes after USDA Secretary warned via January 19 letter from prominent Senators to not exceed statutory authority granted by the Plant Protection Act by taking into account non-scientific factors in the regulation of Roundup Ready alfalfa).