James Giese

On December 27, 2000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to corn millers and food manufacturers urging them to screen yellow corn for possible StarLink genetically modified corn contamination. FDA said it sent the December 27 letter to the corn industry because it may have missed some StarLink corn in the government buy-back program established in late September. FDA recommends these sampling procedures be phased in by January 25, 2001.

Agricultureal engineer examines a sample of corn collected from a combine’s grain flow sensorStarLink corn has been genetically mo…

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