News: Syngenta AG (SYNN.VX)
7 Mar 2014
CHICAGO, March 7 - Syngenta AG will require U.S. farmers who plant a new and controversial type of genetically modified corn this spring to pledge in writing not to ship it China or the European Union, a trade association said on Friday.
BEIJING, March 5 - China's process to approve Syngenta's MIR162 genetically modified corn is underway after the firm submitted additional material to authorities in November and should go through quickly, Vice Agriculture Minister Niu Dun said.
CHICAGO, Feb 27 - U.S. farmers should closely consider the markets they serve when choosing to plant a new genetically modified Syngenta AG corn variety as it is not approved by all major importers, including China, the U.S. Grains Council said on Thursday.
* Farmers asked to exchange seed containing Duracade trait
CHICAGO, Feb 21 - Archer Daniels Midland Co , one of the world's top grain traders, on Friday said it will not accept crops containing a new genetically modified Syngenta AG corn trait because it is not approved by major export markets.
CHICAGO, Feb 14 - Cargill Inc, the top exporter of U.S. grain and oilseeds, on Friday said it will reject crops containing a new genetically modified Syngenta AG corn trait that are delivered to its grain elevators for export contracts.
CHICAGO, Feb 13 - Bunge Ltd, one of the world's top grain traders, signaled on Thursday that it will refuse to handle corn containing a new genetically modified Syngenta AG trait unless it is cleared by China.
ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Feb 7 - Syngenta AG , the world's largest crop chemicals company, has commitments to sell its entire supply of a genetically modified corn variety that is not approved by China, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday.
ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Feb 7 - The world's largest crop chemicals company, Syngenta AG, has commitments to sell its full supply of a genetically modified (GM) corn variety known as Agrisure Viptera or MIR 162 for the 2014 growing season, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday.
CHICAGO, Feb 5 - Syngenta AG, under pressure from U.S. grain exporters to suspend sales of seeds containing a new genetically modified corn trait that is not approved in China, said on Wednesday it has already "sold out" of the product.
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