November 18, 2013 / 4:50 PM / 4 years ago

China rejects US corn cargo for unapproved GMO variety -source

Nov 18 (Reuters) - China rejected a cargo of U.S. corn because it contained a genetically modified variety that is not approved for import, a trade source said on Monday.

The shipment contained Syngenta AG’s Agrisure Viptera corn, also known as MIR 162, the source said.

Syngenta was unavailable for comment.

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