Monsanto CEO: U.S. Regulatory System Is ‘Functional’

The following is an edited excerpt.

The head of the world’s largest seed company brushed aside suggestions the U.S. regulatory system has become too burdensome less than a week after a new Monsanto product was delayed by the Department of Agriculture.

Monsanto Chief Executive Hugh Grant is “not overly concerned” by the USDA’s decision last week to compile a fuller environmental assessment of the company’s latest soybean and cotton seeds—which are genetically modified to withstand the herbicide dicamba.

“There’s a lot of noise that the system is broken,” Mr. Grant said at the company’s headquarters on Tuesday. “The reality is the U.S. has over the past decade and a half had a functional system.”

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