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Region/Continent and country:
Europe / Germany
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What was contaminated:
Food
GM organism involved:
Rice
Year incident occurred:
2007

Route of contamination
Growing of illegal GM rice

Germany Unauthorised GM rice from China identified.

In March 2007, the German authorities notified the EU and its member States that it had identified unauthorised genetically modified rice amongst instant rice noodles from China.

For full details of the contamination of food products with illegal Bt63 rice from China click here
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