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French president intends to maintain ban on Monsanto GM corn

5:28 AM MDT | August 5, 2013 | Ian Young

French President François Hollande says that France will maintain its ban on growing Monsanto's MON810 genetically modified (GM) corn, even though the country's Council of State—France's top administrative court—overturned the ban last week. "The moratorium will be extended," Hollande says in comments widely quoted in the French press. "Why have we banned GM crops? Not because we stand in the way of progress, but in the name of progress. We cannot accept that one product, a type of corn, can have unfavorable consequences for...

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