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EFSA Delays Reivew of GM Corn Study
Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:52 AM CDT

LONDON (Dow Jones) -- The European Food Safety Authority said Tuesday its final assessment of a study which alleges a genetically engineered corn made by Monsanto Co. causes cancer will be published in mid-November, later than originally planned.

The EFSA, the European Union's risk assessment body for food and feed safety, said it had changed the date of its second assessment from the end of October to allow it to fully consider critiques of the University of Caen's research paper that have been carried out by member states including Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

Earlier this month the ...

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