German poultry sector ends avoidance of GMO soy in feed

18.02.2014

The Western Producer

Published 18 February 2014

German poultry producers have given up a promise to consumers to avoid feeding birds with soy containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) because of lower supplies of non-GMO soybeans, poultry producers association BBH said on Tuesday.

Brazil, the main bulk supplier of GMO-free soybeans, was likely to cut its supplies of GMO-free soybeans by 50 percent this year partly because of cross-pollination with conventional beans, the association said.

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