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EU to approve DuPont GM corn
February 12, 2014 | Rebecca Coons
The European Commission is set to approve cultivation of DuPont's 1507, a genetically modified (GM) maize, in the European Union after 28 EU member-state representatives were unable to reach a qualified majority to ban the seed by a court-mandated deadline. According to reports, 19 ministers voted yesterday against approving the seed. Germany abstained from the vote, citing differing opinions within its own government. Under EU law, which weighs votes according to population, the outcome did not constitute a qualified majority. The commission is now required to...
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