December 18, 2014 | Farm Futures

China to Lift Ban on Syngenta’s GMO Corn Trait MIR 162

Have also approved two varieties of biotech soybeans

China to Lift Ban on Syngenta's GMO Corn Trait MIR 162

Amid a meeting in Chicago between U.S. and Chinese officials, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday said Chinese officials have approved imports of Syngenta GMO corn trait MIR 162 and two varieties of biotech soybeans, Reuters reported.

Vilsack, after speaking with China's Vice Premier Wang Yang at the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, said the Vice Premier told him simply that the Chinese ministry of agriculture "has approved these events," Reuters said. To read more click here.

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