Genetic rice gets the nod

CHINA has approved its first strain of genetically modified rice for commercial production, two scientists involved in the approval process said on Friday, potentially easing the way for other major producers to adopt the technology.

CHINA has approved its first strain of genetically modified rice for commercial production, two scientists involved in the approval process said on Friday, potentially easing the way for other major producers to adopt the technology.

The approval of the locally developed rice, as well as China's first GMO corn, will also enable the country to grow more of its staple food. - Reuters

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