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EU: No Need to Re-Evaluate GE Corn
Wed Nov 28, 2012 02:54 PM CST

(Dow Jones) -- The European Food Safety Authority, or EFSA, said Wednesday there is no need to re-evaluate the safety of genetically engineered corn made by Monsanto Co. because a study linking the crop to cancer in rats published in September had serious defects in its design and methodology.

The EU's decision comes after the French government said last month it would no longer pursue an immediate ban on EU imports of the corn made by the St. Louis-based chemicals giant, known as NK603, after its food-safety regulator, ANSES, also concluded the study was flawed.

ANSES said the number of ...

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