China suspends researcher on “golden rice” study

China’s national health watchdog suspended one of its researchers after announcing it hadn’t approved or participated in a 2008 Sino-U.S. study that examined the effect of genetically modified vitamin-enriched rice on 24 children.

There is no indication that the children have been harmed, but the agency’s response is likely to further entrench widely held public skepticism in China over genetically modified grains amid broader food-safety concerns ranging from dairy products to cooking oil.

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