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Region/Continent and country:
Europe / France
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What was contaminated:
Food
GM organism involved:
Rice
Year incident occurred:
2006

Route of contamination
Failure of control systems at Bayer CropScience

France - Unauthorised genetically engineered rice from United States identified

In October 2006, the French Authorities notified the EU and its Member States that it had identified unauthorised genetically modified rice in a batch of organic rice from the United States.

For further details of the global rice contamination by LLRICE601 click here
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2006 - Week 41: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >


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