Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law invalid

August 25, 2014 10:47 PM

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Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law invalid

A federal judge has ruled that a Kauai County law requiring companies to disclose their use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren ruled Monday in favor of four seed companies seeking to stop Kauai's new law from going into effect. The companies argued the local ordinance is invalid and unfairly targets their industry.

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