USA: USDA still unclear how StarLink ended up in US cargo
The US Department of Agriculture has said that it has not yet determined how banned biotech StarLink corn ended up in a US cargo bound for Japan. The cargo was detained by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on 27 December, after traces of StarLink corn were found. The USDA has said that US grain inspectors had examined the vessel before it left for Japan and had not found any trace of StarLink corn.
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