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Crop Biotech Update

USDA Deregulates Biotech Corn MON 87411

October 28, 2015

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated the biotech corn event MON 87411 (glyphosate tolerant and rootworm resistant). The decision is based on the assessment that corn is not harmful to agricultural crops, environment, or other crops. Importation of MON 87411 corn seeds, other propagative material, and grain for consumption will still be subject to APHIS foreign quarantine regulations.

Read the official document from APHIS.