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DowDuPont wins final regulatory approval for new GMO soybean -industry officials

CHICAGO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - DowDuPont Inc has received the final regulatory approval it needed from the Philippines to launch a new line of genetically engineered soybeans globally, U.S. seed industry executives said on Thursday.

Enlist E3 soybeans, marketed by DowDuPont's agriculture unit Corteva Agriscience, will eventually shake up the $40 billion U.S. soybean market - half of which is controlled by rival Bayer AG's Xtend brand. (Reporting by Tom Polansek)

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