Monsanto is withdrawing from Europe.

Monsanto mentioned that they are not pushing for the expansion of genetically modified crops into Europe. Opposition to Monsanto’s in many countries remains high.

“We’ve come to the conclusion that this has no broad acceptance at the moment,” Monsanto Germany , Ursula Lüttmer-Ouazane, told Taz.

Monsanto Thomas Helscher said on Friday that the company is making it clear that it will only pursue of in areas that provide .

“We’re going to sell the GM seeds only where they enjoy broad , broad political support and a functioning regulatory system,” Helscher told the news origanization Reuters. “As far as we’re convinced this only applies to a few today, primarily Spain and Portugal.”

Monsanto has faced a huge globally including with a world wide march that was held on the 25th of May 2013, where an estimated 2 million supporters voiced their protest over Monsanto’s actions. The drawback from Europe represents the companies negative standing in Europe.

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