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Europe / France
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Food
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Rice
Year incident occurred:
2007

Route of contamination
Failure of control systems at Bayer CropScience

France - Long Grain Rice Contaminated

On 15th January 2007 the French Authorities notified the EU Commission and Member States, via its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, that it had found unauthorised genetically modified rice amongst a batch of Long grain rice from the USA.

For full details of the global rice contamination by LLRICE601 click here


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