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Mexico Backs Off Anti-GMO Stance, Approves Monsanto Pilot Project

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After initially saying ‘NO’ to Monsanto’s pilot project, Mexico has succumbed and agreed….

Until 2005, there was a moratorium on growing genetically modified corn in Mexico. It still isn’t grown commercially, but several companies have ‘experimental permits’ to grow very very small amount of GM corn in Mexico. Until last week, no companies were granted permission to enter the ‘pilot phase’ of growing – notably, Monsanto was denied permission to this a few months back.

More: Mexico Approves Monsanto for GM Corn Pilot Project

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