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Incident details
Region/Continent and country:
Europe / Germany
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

Germany - LLRICE601 found

During 2006 the Germany Authorities made 21 separate notifications to the EU and it Member States reporting the presence of unauthorised genetically modified material in rice originating from the United States.

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

Deutsche Welle 14.9.06 >

2006 - Week 38: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 41: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 42: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 43: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 45: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 46: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

2006 - Week 48: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >

Positive samples found at Aldi and Edeka supermarkets in Hanover (World News 11.9.06) >

2006 - Week 37: EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed >


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