Tests so far show commercial wheat seed GM-free, sabotage a real possibility

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Monsanto said Wednesday that broad testing of commercial wheat seeds in Oregon and Washington state has found no sign of its long-shelved experimental biotech wheat — and company officials said it was possible the illegal wheat discovered growing in an Oregon field may have been the result of sabotage.

Monsanto officials said they have supplied DNA material and an event-specific test to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help screen commercial supplies for any contamination of the company’s genetically modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant wheat known as Roundup Ready. The European Union, Taiwan, Korea and Japan have also requested and received the test.

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