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Australia - an unapproved variety of GM cotton was found in GM Roundup Ready cotton seed

Monsanto's Roundup Ready GM cotton seed was found to be contaminated at <0.1% level by a different, unapproved variety of GM cotton, also tolerant to the herbicide Roundup. The contamination was considered to have arisen during breeding.
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Quarterly Report of the Gene Technology Regulator for the period 1 October to 31 December 2002, p. 21 >

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