US Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman has indicated her department is about to get tough on the planting of GM crops designed for use in pharmaceuticals. Veneman's words came yesterday [Wednesday] amidst calls for stricter regulations, just weeks after some half a million soybean bushels were put into quarantine after it emerged they had been cultivated on land used the previous season to grow GM corn for ProdiGene, and that some of that corn had been found in the soybeans.