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USA: GMO SAFETY, WEED CONTROL TOP CONCERNS AS US STUDY KICKS OFF

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SUMMARY: "Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday."

Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday.

CHINA: ALLEGED ILLEGAL GM RICE TRIAL ON STUDENTS LEADS TO LEUKEMIA BOOM

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SUMMARY: "According to reports from Huazhong Agricultural University in China, an alleged illegal GM rice trial on the University students has led to an incidence rate of acute leukemia of up to three times the normal rate in China."

According to reports from Huazhong Agricultural University in China, an alleged illegal GM rice trial on the University students has led to an incidence rate of acute leukemia of up to three times the normal rate in China.

USA: UNREGULATED GM WHEAT POPPING UP IN MONTANA

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SUMMARY: "Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department has said."

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department has said.

No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the discovery of unapproved varieties can pose a potential threat to U.S. trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.

USA: UNAPPROVED GM WHEAT FOUND IN MONTANA

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SUMMARY: "Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field trials that ended almost a decade ago. "

Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field trials that ended almost a decade ago.

Escalating the weed wars

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By The Times Editorial Board

The way to deal with so-called superweeds isn't by escalating the arms race against them
Monsanto is developing a new generation of herbicide-resistant crops able to withstand a third weed killer

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