The origins of Oregon’s GM wheat remain a mystery

It’s still unclear how genetically modified wheat ended up in Oregon last spring, and industry members aren’t sure when the USDA will provide the answer.

The timeline for the USDA’s investigation is still unknown, said Shannon Schlecht, U.S. Wheat Associates. A previous USDA investigation into genetically modified LibertyLink rice took more than a year, he said.

Kristin Schneider, global wheat breeding lead for Monsanto, said the company expected results “soon,” but did not have a specific timeline.

Read the fulll, original story here: “Many questions remain in GM wheat case”

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