Genetically modified wheat: No answers yet, federal investigators say

| | June 11, 2013
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If federal agriculture investigators are getting close to figuring out how genetically-modified wheat popped up in an eastern Oregon field, they aren’t saying so.

A spokesman for the federal Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, or APHIS, said only that the investigation is continuing. He declined to provide details, but other sources indicate APHIS investigators have taken seed and plant samples in Oregon and Washington, checked sales records and invoices and interviewed farmers and seed company representatives.

“I can say that all of these activities continue,” the APHIS spokesman said.

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