S Africa to mill GM maize.

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South Africa has begun milling the first of 600,000 tons of genetically modified (GM) maize bound for hunger-stricken countries in the SADC. Some affected countries have refused to accept maize contributions unless they have first been milled. Milling will be carried out in Durban on a 'gristing'/no-cost basis by the SA National Milling Chamber. Gristing is common practice in the industry, allowing millers to recover their costs by keeping the by-products and selling them off as animal feed. The South African...

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