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Published on June 24th, 2015 | by Sacramento Business Journal

Davis food tech company can sell genetically modified safflower product as feed

Arcadia Biosciences Inc. said Tuesday it has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell a byproduct of its genetically modified safflower product as livestock feed.

The approval opens up a potentially large market of cattle and poultry producers for the Davis-based food technology company. It also “improves the overall production economics of GLA safflower oil,” CEO Eric Rey said in a news release.

For years, the company has sold its genetically modified safflower oil as…

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