Saturday, June 8, 2013

Monsanto in the news.


Farms in Washington state are suing Monsanto over the discovery of genetically modified wheat in a nearby Oregon wheat farm. As a result of the discovery of GMO crops in the Northwest, Japan stopped ordering soft-white-wheat from Washington state!

The GMO variety might be a glyphosate-tolerant wheat developed by Monsanto which may have remained after testing was stopped ten years ago. The FDA and Monsanto claimed that the GMO in question never entered into commerce.

Further reading.

seattle times

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