24 July, 2002: Genetically modified famine

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Here's an interesting one: Zimbabwe is refusing to accept some food shipments from the United States because the maize may be contaminated with genetically modified organisms. Other countries in the region are also suspicious of contamination of their crops. See also this story from a Zimbabwean web site.

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