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First it was canola — Now China is blocking pork from Canada

Ottawa - China has suspended pork imports from two Canadian companies, according to an interview with Canada’s agricultural minister and a Chinese customs document, marking the latest irritant in a widening diplomatic dispute.

China — Fear of harmful organisms behind ban on Canadian canola

Ottawa - China said Wednesday that it is blocking some imports of the agricultural product canola from Canada because of fears of insect infestation.

China blocks canola shipments from major Canadian supplier

Winnipeg - China has canceled major Canadian agribusiness Richardson International Ltd's registration to ship canola to China, according to a document listing approved exporters posted on the website of the Chinese customs administration on March 1.

EU's demand for non-GM canola benefits Western Australians

European countries who have banned GM canola are turning to Australia for supplies. They previously bought from Canada, but now that country grows mostly GM crops.

Genetically modified canola found growing wild in Dakota Special

Pittsburgh - A University of Arkansas researcher has found genetically modified canola growing wild in Dakota -- in addition, she found two different GM varieties had interbred to produce a completely new GM canola.

Op-Ed: GM seeds last 10 years; concerns about controls, and some black humor

One of the original problems with genetically modified plants was their ability to survive. The discovery in Sweden of GM oilseed rape, (aka canola) which was planted 10 years ago, and has survived eradication attempts raises a whole new set of issues.

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In just a few decades  canola has become one of the world s most important oilseed crops and the mos...
In just a few decades, canola has become one of the world's most important oilseed crops and the most profitable commodity for Canadian farmers.
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