This is not growing on me ๐Ÿ‘Ž

swine o'clock Jan 24, 2023

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Literally, in this case! French authorities have asked oilseed processor Saipol to tighten vigilance over procedures related to the handling of imports after a genetically modified (GM) rapeseed, whose cultivation is banned in the EU, was found growing wild along a road linking a port terminal with a facility operated by the company. There’s little to worry about, however: the incident posed little risk of contamination to local farmland.

     • EU countries – including France – import large volumes of GM crops, mainly to feed livestock. However, cultivation is rare due to public opposition and no GMO rapeseed has been approved – the idea hasn't grown on them yet. Click here to learn more about it.