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

"Senate GOP Quashes Attempt To Overturn 'Monsanto Protection Act'"

"Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) set forth an amendment to overturn the provision — which he says allows the unrestricted sale and planting of genetically modified seeds that could be harmful to farmers, the environment and human health — but it was blocked by GOP Senators."

Source: NY Daily News, 05/24/2013


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