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Reports in the German media say that the government of that country has decided to allow for the growing and sale of genetically modified crops, providing that farmers adhere to specific rules and that products containing GMOs are clearly labeled.

Renate Künast, the German minister for consumer protection, food and agriculture, predicted that the final passage of the legislation - expected to happen next month - could grease the wheels for broader GMO acceptance throughout the European Union.
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