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Published September 06, 2011, 12:00 AM

GMO honey

File - In this May 21, 2008 file photo, honeybees sit on a honeycomb at Bad Segeberg, northern Germany. A European Union top court on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 ruled that honey which contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold. The judgment that could have widespread consequences on the bloc's policy on genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The ruling from the European Court of Justice came after several Bavarian beekeepers demanded compensation from their government for honey and food supplements that contained traces of pollen from genetically modified maize. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper, File)
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