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GMO Wheat Found In Oregon Field. How Did It Get There?

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on May 30, 2013 - 2:34am

By Dan Charles,

A farmer in Oregon has found some genetically engineered wheat growing on his land. It's an unwelcome surprise, because this type of wheat has never been approved for commercial planting.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's , trying to find out how this wheat got there. The USDA says there's no risk to public health, but wheat are worried about how their customers in Asia and Europe will react.

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