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GE Wheat Found on Oregon Farm
Wed May 29, 2013 06:06 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is investigating the presence of genetically-engineered glyphosate-resistant wheat on an Oregon farm.

Initial testing on the wheat indicated the presence of the same GE glyphosate-resistant wheat variety Monsanto was authorized to field test in 16 states from 1998 to 2005, according to an APHIS press release.

There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States or elsewhere at this time, but the agency stressed it does not pose a food safety ...

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