Canada leads meeting on ‘highly political’ grains trade issue

Liberals continue international push started under Harper government.

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DC Central Kitchen manager Dawain Arrington demonstrates bean burritos which include lentils. Last year, Turkey rejected a shipment of Canadian lentils for containing traces of another GM crop.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 02/24/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/24/2016 1:46 am EST

The Liberals are continuing a Conservative-era effort to change policies around the world that can block imports containing traces of genetically modified grains approved in one country, but not the importing country. 

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