10-12-2013 12:55 PM | USA

US Fed official suggests farmers pursue GMO crop standards

A top U.S. Federal Reserve official on Monday suggested that farmers consider a path toward internationally accepted standards for genetically modified crops, following rejections of U.S. corn shipments by China.

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher told a gathering of farmers in Chicago that it was important that the "revolution of genetic modification be responsibly carried forward" to avoid threatening trade.
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