TITLE

Monsanto to stop producing genetically altered potatoes

PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Nation's Restaurant News;04/09/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that United States agricultural biotechnology firm Monsanto Co. will eliminate its line of genetically altered potatoes. Discontinuation of production for its NewLeaf potato variety; Refusal of McDonald's Corp. and J.R. Simplot Co. to use the products.
ACCESSION #
4323387

 

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