Skip to comments.S. Korea resumes buying wheat from Ore.
Posted on 07/10/2013 11:06:49 PM PDT by TexGrill
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Flour mills in South Korea will resume buying from the Pacific Northwest following a genetically modified wheat investigation.
South Korea stopped importing after a genetically modified wheat crop was found in Eastern Oregon in May.
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South Korea will still test for the problem, but will not restrict purchases of wheat grown in Oregon in the meantime. Oregons wheat industry brings in around $500 million a year.
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