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Detection of CDC Triffid Flax (Event FP967) Using Real-Time PCR

CDC Triffid (FP967) flax/linseed was developed by the Crop Development Centre (CDC) at the University of Saskatchewan. This flax is tolerant to soil residues of sulfonylurea herbicides such as triasulfuron and metsulfuron-methyl. CDC Triffid (FP967) flax/linseed was developed by the Crop Development Centre (CDC) at the University of Saskatchewan. This flax is tolerant to soil […]

GM Flax FP967 (CDC Triffid) Test Now Available

A construct-specific test is now available for recently detected unauthorized GM flax/linseed variety FP967 (CDC Triffid). The European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) recently reported finding an unapproved genetically modified (GM) flax/linseed variety in cereal and bakery products in Germany. The GM flax variety, FP967 (CDC Triffid), is not authorized […]

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