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China Rejects More US Corn Amid Trade Tensions

China has blocked the entry of another U.S. corn cargo, and three more may be turned away, after tests found a strain of unapproved genetically-modified [GMO] corn. Some believe the rejection may have been prompted by other trade disputes between the two countries. The latest cargo of 59,100 tons was denied entry on Tuesday after quarantine officials in the eastern province of Zhejiang detected MIR 162, a GMO strain not yet approved for import by the agriculture ministry, according to...

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