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Region/Continent and country:
Europe / Austria
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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

Austria - unauthorised LLRICE62 from the US identified

On 31st August 2007, the Austrian Authorities notified the EU and its Member States that it had identified unauthorised GM Rice line LLRICE62 in products on sale in Austria

For full details of the global rice contamination by LLRICE62 click here
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