Thu Oct 4, 2012 09:47 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- The European Food Safety Authority said Thursday the conclusions of a study, which alleges a genetically engineered corn made by Monsanto Co. causes cancer, aren't "scientifically sound."

The review by EFSA, the European Union's risk assessment body for food and feed safety, said the research paper from the University of Caen in France is "of insufficient scientific quality to be considered as valid for risk assessment" and it doesn't see a need to re-examine its previous positive safety evaluation of the strain of corn.

The university study published last month in the Food and Chemical Toxicology scientific ...

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