31 May '13, 10pm

Monsanto shares dive amid GE wheat uproar

Monsanto shares dive amid GE wheat uproar

NEW YORK: Monsanto shares plunged Friday as the US agriculture giant faced a rising protest over its genetically engineered seeds after an unapproved modified wheat strain was found on an Oregon farm. Two days after US officials announced the discovery of herbicide-resistant wheat on the farm, Japan suspended imports of US wheat, the European Union told its member states to test imports from the area, and South Korean millers said they would suspend purchases. That helped push Monsanto shares down 3.5 per cent at US$101.25 in late New York trade. The decline was much sharper than overall market losses. Shares had been relatively flat during the past 10 days, but remained up more than 7.0 per cent in the year to date. The USDA said the wheat found in Oregon fields was the same strain as a genetically engineered or genetically modified, herbicide-resistant wheat tested by Mo...

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