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Monsanto Slams French Ban on the Company’s GM Corn

12:25 PM MST | February 4, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Monsanto says that France’s decision to ban the company’s MON810 genetically modified (GM) corn will damage the entire plant biotechnology sector. French president Nicolas Sarkozy announced recently that France would activate a “safeguard clause” in the European Union’s (EU) environmental charter to enable the ban (CW, Jan. 21, p. 7). “Such a totally illegal measure, be it in law or in facts, would be severely and immediately harmful not only to Monsanto but also to all the other players in this sector,” Monsanto said in...

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