New GMO crop: Brazil approves insect resistant sugarcane for commercial use

Brazilian biosecurity agency CTNBio on Thursday [June 8] approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for Brazil’s highly competitive sugar industry which accounts for about 50 percent of the global trade. This is the first time in the world that genetically modified sugarcane was approved for commercial use. The chief executive … Continue reading New GMO crop: Brazil approves insect resistant sugarcane for commercial use