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Japan Suspends Some Imports of U.S. Wheat
Japan has suspended some imports of wheat from the United States after genetically engineered wheat was found on an Oregon farm.
The Agriculture Department announced the discovery on Wednesday. No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for American farming.
Japan is one of the largest export markets for American wheat growers. Katsuhiro Saka, a counselor at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, said Thursday that Japan had canceled orders of western white wheat from the Pacific Northwest and also of some feed-grade wheat.
From NY TImes

Japan Suspends Some Imports of U.S. Wheat

Japan has suspended some imports of wheat from the United States after genetically engineered wheat was found on an Oregon farm.

The Agriculture Department announced the discovery on Wednesday. No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for American farming.

Japan is one of the largest export markets for American wheat growers. Katsuhiro Saka, a counselor at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, said Thursday that Japan had canceled orders of western white wheat from the Pacific Northwest and also of some feed-grade wheat.

From NY TImes

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  1. afronaut reblogged this from currentsinbiology and added:
    this was really predictable after they found the gm wheat in Oregon.
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