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Region/Continent and country:
Asia / Taiwan
Category of incident:
What was contaminated:
Food
GM organism involved:
Papaya
Year incident occurred:
2003

Route of contamination
Uncertain

Taiwan GM papaya found in markets

GM papayas were reported to have been found being sold in markets in Taiwan and these are thought to have come from plants derived from experimental trials. GM papaya was not authorized for sale in Taiwan.
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Further information

Concern over GM papayas raised by Jao. Taipei Times 16 September 2003 >


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