Brazil lifts ban on GM soya
BRAZIL has approved commercial production of genetically modified (GM) soyabeans produced by Monsanto after a fierce debate in the government.
Novartis and AgrEvo are also testing a number of products in the country, including GM rice, maize and cotton.
They are yet to obtain government approval for commercial production..
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- Financial Times 19/05/99 page 6