EC concerns over GM rice

Cozier, Muriel
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p47
Trade Publication
The article reports on the contamination of European rice with an unauthorized genetically modified (GM) rice strain LL601. The findings come from tests carried out by the European Federation of rice millers. The testing regime was instigated when the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that rice might be contaminated with a GM strain of rice developed by Bayer CropScience. Environmental group Greenpeace said that tests conducted by an independent laboratory had identified the GM strain in rice being sold in German supermarkets.


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