AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND: Pacific Seeds incinerates 30 tonnes of maize due to GM contamination
Australian seed giant Pacific Seeds has been forced to incinerate 30 tonnes of maize in Auckland, New Zealand, after it emerged that the seed was contaminated with genetically modified material. The GM material, designed to ensure insect and weed resistance, was discovered after routine post harvest testing. Tests are now underway to discover the source of contamination.
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