Vietnam grants GM corn licenses

Vietnam grants GM corn licenses

VIETNAM'S Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MARD), for the first time, has granted licenses to four genetically modified (GM) corn varieties to be used for both human consumption and animal feed.

According to U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the process started four years ago when Vietnam announced that it would start field trials of the four varieties of GM corn. Since then, the varieties have gone through extensive testing and evaluatio

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