Ukraine farmers flout curbs on GM crops

15.11.2013

Agri Money

Published 15 November 2013

Ukraine farmers are breaching en masse a ban on growing genetically modified crops in the country, with more than 5m tonnes of corn and soybeans this year believed of biotech varieties.

Ukraine has, since 2007, curbed production, trade and use of genetically modified crops, and indeed keeps tabs on imports that may contain them, estimating the value of potentially tainted products in 2012 at $31.8m – largely feed ingredients made from biotech oilseeds.

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