WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014— USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today approved a soybean genetically engineered to tolerate exposure to the herbicides glufosinate and mesotrione. Syngenta and Bayer CropScience developed the seed.

The agency’s determination of nonregulated status for the soybean product can be found here.

USDA received the petition in August 2012. 


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