China approves several GMO soybean, corn varieties - agriculture ministry

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BEIJING, Jan 18 (Reuters) - China has approved several gene-edited soybean and corn varieties, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.

The ministry has also approved one gene-edited soybean and one corn product for import, and expanded the usage of several varieties nationwide.

(Reporting by Mei Mei Chu, Liz Lee and Beijing newsroom)

((liz.lee@thomsonreuters.com;))

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