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China Rejects U.S. DDG
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Dec 26, 2013 01:51 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- China has rejected some 2,000 metric tons of U.S. dried distillers grains imports because of the presence of MIR 162, a genetically-engineered variety developed by Syngenta AG and not approved for import in China, according to various news sources.

The rejection comes after China stepped up DDG monitoring efforts in light of recent U.S. corn shipments found to contain the genetic strain.

The news came as no surprise to Jason Charles, domestic export trader for Land O'Lakes Purina Feed LLC. In an article by DTN Reporter Cheryl Anderson, "China Nixes Corn; DDG Next" posted on Friday, Dec. ...

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