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Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk

Posted by seumasach on September 26, 2012

Daily Mail

26th September, 2012

Russia has suspended the import and use of an American GM corn following a study suggesting a link to breast cancer and organ damage.

Separately, the European Food Safety Authority(EFSA), has ordered its own review in to the research, which was conducted at a French university.

The decision by Russia could be followed by other nations in what would be a severe blow to the take-up of the controversial technology.
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