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Wed 12 Feb 2014 12:21 PM

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Genetically modified corn gets green light in Europe

Genetically modified corn from American chemicals giants Du Pont and Dow is likely to be grown in Europe, despite 19 of the EU’s 28 members voting against it. Only five approved the crop, with four members abstaining, but because of the EU’s weighted voting system, the European Commission is obliged to pass the proposal.

(Source: euronews YouTube channel)