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Europe / Sweden
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What was contaminated:
Food
GM organism involved:
Rice
Year incident occurred:
2007

Route of contamination
Failure of control systems at Bayer CropScience

Sweden - LLRICE601 found in long grain rice

On 28th February 2007 the Swedish National Food Administration announced that it had found traces of unauthorised LL601 rice had been found in 600 metric tonnes (30 containers) of prepacked long-grain rice imported from the United States.

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

Week 9: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

Risky Business Greenpeace November 2007 >


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