Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Kan. Farmer Sues Monsanto Over GMO Wheat Discovery"

"WICHITA, Kan. -- A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports."

Source: AP, 06/05/2013

GM Wheat: Japan Postpones Order From Portland Grain Shipper

"Japan, the biggest importer of soft white wheat grown in Oregon and Washington, postponed a 25,000-ton order from a Portland grain shipper Thursday, the first market fallout after the discovery of genetically engineered wheat plants growing in an eastern Oregon field where they shouldn't have been."

Source: Portland Oregonian, 05/31/2013


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