Ricardo Lopez
Los Angeles Times
December 27, 2013

The U.S. is the world's largest corn exporter, and China is its No. 3 customer. / Image: Wikimedia Commons
The U.S. is the world’s largest corn exporter, and China is its No. 3 customer. / Image: Wikimedia Commons
China rejected two shipments — almost 546,000 tons — of U.S. dried distillers’ grain, a corn byproduct, because it contained genetically modified material, state media reported Friday.

China’s top food-quality watchdog rejected the two shipments because they contained MIR162, a special insect-resistant variety of maize developed by Syngenta, a Swiss maker of seeds and pesticides.

The first shipment, 545,000 tons, was rejected last week in Shanghai, state media said. The second shipment, 758 tons, was rejected Monday.

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