EU OKs High-Oleic Traits
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:14 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- After a nearly decade-long marathon, high-oleic soybeans are just a few paces away from full commercialization.

Amidst a wave of genetically engineered trait approvals announced by the EU Friday, both Pioneer's Plenish high-oleic soybean trait and Monsanto's Vistive Gold high-oleic soybean trait were approved for import, food, feed use and processing.

The EU also approved eight other GE corn, soybean, cotton and oilseed rape traits for food or feed use, and renewed seven currently approved GE traits in cotton, corn and oilseed rape products.

The full Plenish soybean product, which contains both the high-oleic trait and ...

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