Monsanto giving up in Europe

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Monsanto “announced Thursday that it was withdrawing eight of its nine applications in the European Union to allow it to grow genetically modified crops there.”

They blame “political obstructionism” for Europe’s delay in approving their applications to grow GMO crops.

Currently there is only one strand of corn allowed to grow in Europe and 6 countries in Europe ban the cultivation of GM crops.

Monsanto says they plan to focus on conventional crops in Europe, instead of GM crops.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/monsanto-ditches-gmo-crop-applications-europe-article-1.1402723#ixzz2Zc1T4f5z

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