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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

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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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