U.S. farmer's alfalfa crop suspected of GM contamination

09/23/2013 | Guardian (London), The

A U.S. farmer's alfalfa was refused for export after samples revealed it had genetically modified traits. If confirmed, this would be the second case of GM crop contamination in the Pacific Northwest in five months, leading some observers to question whether GM contamination can be avoided. "It's a systemic problem. We have a failed regulatory system for these crops," said George Kimbrell of the Center for Food and Safety.

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