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Food Fears Are Quickening GMO Crop Approvals, Bioceres Says

  • Consumers more comfortable with drought-resistant crops: CEO
  • Firm expects US wheat planting approval as soon as year-end
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Bioceres CEO Federico Trucco speaks with Bloomberg Television.Source: Bloomberg
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Regulators around the world are becoming more comfortable with drought-resistant crops as the pandemic and the war in Ukraine stoke food-security fears, outweighing qualms about eating genetically-modified grains.

That’s the view of Federico Trucco, chief executive officer of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a biotechnology firm seeking clearance to sell and grow GMO wheat in a number of countries.