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O: U.S. hardwood producers ensure that genetically modified trees are not planted or harvested in the hardwood sector

Key points 

  • Genetically modified trees are not used. 

Key facts 


Seneca Creek 2017 Assessment Section 7.8: There are no GM hardwood trees approved for commercial use and none in the mix of hardwood products produced or exported. 

Seneca Creek 2017 Assessment Finding: 24: The FSC US national risk assessment process has affirmatively determined Low Risk of illegally harvested wood, wood harvested in violation of traditional and human rights, and wood from forests in which genetically modified trees are planted. [Section 11]