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Hollow GMO ban a red flag for Chinese food safety

Authorities turn blind eye to illegal cultivation and export

A seed and fertilizer store in Liaoning Province, China.

DALIAN, China -- China's broad ban on genetically modified food crops has not stopped their widespread cultivation in the country as authorities turn a blind eye -- a pattern of non-enforcement that has many uncertain and concerned about the safety of the food on their tables.

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