Japan halts wheat imports after genetically modified wheat found in Alberta

CALGARY — The Canadian government is trying to reassure Japan and other trading partners that genetically modified wheat found in southern Alberta is limited to a few plants growing along a remote access road and has not been detected in the wider supply. ( read original story ...)

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Japan halts wheat shipments after genetically modified wheat found in Alberta

CALGARY — The chairman of the Alberta Wheat Commission says Japan has temporarily halted shipments after some unauthorized genetically modified wheat was found in southern Alberta. Kevin Bender says he hopes the suspension of imports is short-lived. ( read original story ...)

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Alberta Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous will hold a news conference Friday afternoon about Japan’s suspension of Canadian wheat shipments. (Global News will livestream the news conference in the video player above.) Japan’s farm ... ( read original story ...)

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