China clears the way for gene-edited soybean cultivation


China has approved the planting of a gene-edited soybean, marking the first time the country has issued a safety certificate to a gene-edited crop. The bean, developed by Shandong Shunfeng Biotechnology Co, has two modified genes, significantly raising its oleic acid content.

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