1.Region's farmers not confident in GMO safeguards 2.USDA has fined Monsanto for five regulatory lapses 3.Amid uproar over escaped GMO wheat, Monsanto tests more strains EXTRACT: "USDA has approved more than 70 experimental trials of GE wheat in Montana," Hubbard said. "These trials included not just the Roundup Ready trait found in Oregon, but other traits as well — many of which are identified as trade secrets, so the agriculture community wouldn’t even know what to look for. We know that if any of these traits escaped and currently exist in Montana’s wheat seed, crops, and the environment, they are unapproved traits that are rejected by export customers, and therefore a threat to Montana’s agricultural economy."

US farmers not confident in GMO safeguards

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