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U.S., Europe Clash on Genetically Modified Crops

After waiting more than four years for Europe to lift a ban on approving new varieties of genetically modified crops, the United States threatens to take its case to the World Trade Organization. The WTO could impose stiff penalties on countries that violate trade rules. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.

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Kathleen Schalch
Kathleen Schalch is a general assignment reporter on NPR's national desk. Her coverage can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.