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Agriculture Department Probes Rice Flap

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Agriculture Department Probes Rice Flap

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Agriculture Department Probes Rice Flap

Agriculture Department Probes Rice Flap

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U.S. rice farmers have lost a major export market — at least for now — as traces of genetically engineered rice show up in shipments to Europe. The USDA is investigating how a strain of rice that was never released for sale got into farmers' fields.