Genetically modified corn, soybeans found growing at Shimizu port
Japan Today, Monday, December 13, 2004
TSUKUBA Genetically modified corn and soybeans have grown wild at Shimizu port in Shizuoka Prefecture, the first such discovery in Japan, citizen groups opposing GM foods said Monday.
They also said GM rapeseed has been found growing wild near Hakata port in Fukuoka Prefecture. The discovery of the GM rapeseed follows its detection at ports in six other prefectures Ibaraki, Chiba, Kanagawa, Aichi, Mie and Hyogo. (Kyodo News)
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