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Plant scientists question Monsanto's findings about escaped wheat variety

An anti-Monsanto protest in California in May. Photo: AFP

In its first detailed response to the announcement that a genetically modified wheat not approved for use was found growing in an American farmer's field, Monsanto said that it tested 31,200 seed samples in the US states of Oregon, where the wheat was found, and Washington and found no contamination.

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 2:37am

Roiled by mystery GMO wheat, US races to reassure buyers

A protestor makes a sign for a May 25 protest against chemical giant Monsanto in Los Angeles. The discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat has revived concerns about  GM products. Photo: AFP

US officials raced to quell global alarm over the first-ever discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat, working to figure out how the rogue grain escaped from a field trial a decade ago.

31 May 2013 - 12:41pm

Millions join global rallies against Monsanto's GMO seeds

An anti-GMO-food protester holds up a model bee in Paris.  Photo: AFP

Hundreds of people held marches on Saturday in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. In Washington, protesters wearing yellow-and-black shirts lay on the pavement in a bee "die-in" outside Monsanto's offices.

27 May 2013 - 5:59am