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Monsanto: Label Debate Lively
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jan 8, 2014 03:00 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- In detailing its biotech pipeline, executives at Monsanto Co., told analysts Wednesday morning that the company continues working on biotech wheat products but said commercialization of biotech wheat remains "several years away."

Hugh Grant, CEO of Monsanto, was asked during the company's quarterly call about public perception surrounding biotechnology and General Mills' announcement to stop using ingredients from biotech crops in Cheerios.

"The interesting thing with Cheerios over that particular brand is they're made from oats, and there are no biotech oats in existence today," Grant said. "So I think we felt for years that we would ...

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