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USDA: GE Wheat Appears to be Isolated
Fri Jun 14, 2013 05:24 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Agriculture Department says it has no indications that genetically modified wheat found in Oregon last month has spread beyond the field in which it was found.

No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the department is investigating how the engineered wheat got in the field.

USDA spokesman Matt Paul said in a statement Friday that the department "has neither found nor been informed of anything that would indicate that this incident amounts to more than a single isolated incident in a single field on a single farm."

Agriculture Department officials have said ...

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