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China province bans GMO crops for five years

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The ban announced by China's northeastern Heilongjiang Province comes into effect in May and applies to rice, corn and soybeans," the Financial Times reports. The move appears to run counter to Beijing's goal to develop China into a global GMO leader.
5 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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