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Region/Continent and country:
Central America / Mexico
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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

Mexico - Greenpeace finds contaminated rice for sale in Mexico.

Greenpeace Mexico sampled own-brand rice from two Mexican supermarkets, Chedraui and Soriana, as well as rice from the central grain distribution market in Mexico City. Independent laboratory tests showed these rice samples contaminated with LLRICE601.

For full details of the global rice contamination by LLRICE601 click here
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Greenpeace Mexico press release, 8 March 2007 >


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