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Egyptian millers reiterate that they will reject transgenic wheat

(Feb. 11, 2002 CropChoice news) Representatives of Egyptian millers attending a Middle East regional agriculture conference reiterated their intention to reject any wheat that contains traces of genetically modified material.

The region imports millions of tons of wheat a year from the United States; Egypt last year imported 3.5 millions tons.

Source: Reuters

Past CropChoice stories on the issue of transgenic wheat: