France halts genetically modified (GM) corn

February 10, 2008

The French government on Saturday suspended the use of genetically modified corn crops in France while it awaits EU approval for a full ban.The order formalized France’s announcement Jan. 11 that it would suspend cultivation of Monsanto’s MON810, the seed for the only type of genetically modified corn now allowed in the country.

2 Responses to “France halts genetically modified (GM) corn”

  1. Ijonature Says:

    Thanks for the info


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