Oregon GM wheat a mystery

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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The origin of the genetically engineered wheat found in an eastern Oregon field is still a mystery.

But with harvest over, the industry is breathing easier. “I think we’re OK,” said Blake Rowe, chief executive of the Oregon Wheat Commission.

“Through a combination of very careful, cautious folks and maybe a little bit of luck, we came through this pretty well,” Rowe said. “The markets are intact and grain is moving.”

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