Costa Rica approves MONSANTO for planting genetically modified corn

Posted on February 13, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Business, Costa Rica

The National Biosafety Technical Commission decided by a majority opinion granting positive Monsanto to plant one or two hectares of GM maize in Costa Rica. This information was confirmed by Alejandro Hernandez, a member of the Commission by the Ministry of Science and Technology, and by the NGO Coecoceiba. The request made ​​by the company D & PL seed Ltda from previous November. reported that the seed is not for consumption but for export or research. Read Article

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