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A Bad Day for GM Crops—Germany Says No Thanks
15 April 2009 4:52 am
If Tuesday's report concluding that GM crops do not provide superior yields to normal crops wasn't discouraging enough to fans of the technology, Germany added insult to injury yesterday by becoming the sixth European Union country to ban the cultivation of a strain of GM maize because of environmental concerns. Spiegel provides the background on the decision, which runs counter to the E.U.'s own approval of the GM crop. Monsanto, the producer of the maize, is reportedly mulling a legal challenge to Germany's ban.