Transgenic maize found growing in Mexico
Although transgenic maize is widely sold for consumption in Mexico, its commercial cultivation there is prohibited following a 1998 government moratorium.
But researchers from the University of California at Berkeley — who are preparing work on the topic for publication — found scattered plots of transgenic maize growing in Mexico. Environmental groups claim that the arrival of transgenic strains could disrupt the genome of naturally bred maize.
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Reference: Nature 413, 337 (2001)