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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Feb 3, 2014 10:25 AM CST

A group of Iowa agriculture leaders and members of the corn industry recently traveled to China to try and ease fears over U.S.-produced genetically-engineered corn, according to an article from the Mason City Globe Gazette (http://bit.ly/…).

The delegation met with Chinese officials and ag leaders to help disprove misconceptions about genetically-engineered corn, after China rejected shipments of U.S. corn and distillers grains in December for containing the MIR 162 trait.

The U.S. team explained how important biotechnology is to supply food and for food security, as well as how genetically-engineered crops result in improved yields.

Bill Northey, Iowa's ...

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