Monsanto Uprooted: Germany Bans Cultivation of GM Corn

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http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany

Germany has banned the cultivation of GM corn, claiming that MON 810 is dangerous for the environment. But that argument might not stand up in court and Berlin could face fines totalling millions of euros if American multinational Monsanto decides to challenge the prohibition on its seed.

The sowing season may be just around the corner, but this year German farmers will not be planting gentically modified crops: German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner announced Tuesday she was banning the cultivation of GM corn in Germany.

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via Monsanto Uprooted: Germany Bans Cultivation of GM Corn – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International.

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