Federal agencies studying seed use

New-breed limits focus of review

Posted: January 4, 2014 at 1:58 a.m.

The federal government Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on corn and soybean seeds that are genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but worrisome to scientists and environmentalists who fear it could invite growers to use more chemicals on crops.

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Business, Pages 27 on 01/04/2014