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Mozambique accepts corn donation as long as it's milled

(Aug. 15, 2002 -- CropChoice news) -- Mozambique has agreed to accept nearly 5,000 tons of corn the United States donated to feed to people in the south African country, who are among 12.8 million people in the region facing starvation after two years of floods and drought have reduced crop yields. The Mozambican leadership had debated whether to accept the corn because some of it likely is genetically engineered, and they didn't want farmers to plant the kernels instead of eating them. In the end, they agreed to accept the corn as long as it was milled immediately, which of course would eliminate the possibility of its being planted.

Source: Dow Jones Newswires