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Incident details
Region/Continent and country:
Central America / Nicaragua
Category of incident:
What was contaminated:
Food
GM organism involved:
Rice
Year incident occurred:
2006

Route of contamination
Failure of control systems at Bayer CropScience

Nicaragua LLRICE601 found

Nicaraguan environmental and human rights groups took 20 samples of imported rice in September 2006. 75% of the samples tested for LLRICE601 were found to be positive.

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

Sale of contaminated rice denounced in Nicaragua - La Prensa, 14 February 2007 >


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