Monday, June 3, 2013

Monsanto Gives Up The Fight For Genetically Modified Plants In Europe

Source: Business Insider
Date: Jun. 1, 2013, 9:19 AM
A woman holds up a poster during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York May 25, 2013. (Credit REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)
 The “March Against Monsanto” in 52 countries, an unapproved strain of its genetically modified wheat growing profusely in Oregon, cancelled wheat export orders ... it's been a rough week for Monsanto.
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Editor's Note: Recently Japan rejected a US wheat shipment due to genetic contamination from genetically modified wheat at a farm in Oregon.  This will be a large financial loss for wheat farmers.  See Japan halts imports of U.S. wheat after USDA's shock finding of genetic pollution from GMOs for details.