Biotech wheat inevitable, industry says

The following is an excerpt.

Idaho Wheat Commission Executive Director Blaine Jacobson believes commercial genetically modified wheat in the U.S. market is about 8 to 10 years away, but it wouldn’t surprise him to see it appear sooner in another country.

“There is a lot of research on transgenic wheat underway, (and) I don’t think there’s any doubt it will happen,” Jacobson said. “It’s just a question of when it’s going to happen.”

Doug Jones, executive director of Growers for Biotechnology, agrees with Jacobson’s timeline.

“I think it’s inevitable it will happen,” he said.

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