shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-ce
mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/yeah.unclear
update 5/31 Monsanto resumed US field testing of GMO wheat in 2011 in Hawaii and North Dakota http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-31/monsanto-resumed-field-trials-of-roundup-ready-wheat.html
update 5/31 from Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/31/usa-wheat-search-idUSL2N0EC0HB20130531
update 5/30 “Regional Industry Threatened” – contaminated field confirmed to be in eastern Oregon. via Corvallis Gazette- Times
update 5/30 via bloomberg
Japan Halts Some U.S. Wheat Imports on Gene-Altered Crops (1)
Japan halted imports of western-white wheat and feed wheat from the U.S., and canceled a plan to buy 24,926 metric tons of western-white wheat in an import tender today, said Hiromi Iwahama, director for grain trade and operation at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.”
google news http://urlet.com/exchange.rows
The discovery could have far-reaching implications for the U.S. wheat industry if the growth of the engineered product turns out to be far-flung. Many countries around the world will not accept imports of genetically modified foods, and the United States exports about half of its wheat crop.
Oregon Department of Agriculture Director Katy Coba said in a statement that the discovery is “a very serious development that could have major trade ramifications.” The state exports about 90 percent of its wheat.