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Europe / Cyprus
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Feed
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Rice
Year incident occurred:
2007

Route of contamination
Failure of control systems at Bayer CropScience

Cyprus - Dog food contaminated with LLRICE601

On 18th April 2007 the Cypriot authorities notified the EU and its Member States that it had found the unauthorised genetically modified rice LLRICE601 in complete dog food imported from the USA. The product was detained.

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


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