Japan suspends some imports of U.S. wheat after GM wheat discovered in Oregon

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Japan has suspended some imports of wheat from the United States after genetically engineered wheat was found on an Oregon farm.

Japan is one of the largest export markets for American wheat growers. Katsuhiro Saka, a counselor at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, said Thursday that Japan had canceled orders of western white wheat from the Pacific Northwest and also of some feed-grade wheat.

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