Contamination Event

NON-GMO PROJECT RESPONDS TO GMO WHEAT CONTAMINATION IN WASHINGTON

CONTACT: Hans Eisenbeis EMAIL: Hans@nongmoproject.org PHONE: 360-255-7704 x107 Bellingham, WA, June 19, 2019—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced last week that an unapproved variety of genetically engineered glyphosate-resistant wheat was found in an unplanted farm in Washington state. This experimental variety was reportedly grown in field trials more than a decade ago. There are no genetically engineered wheat variet... Read more