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Flawed GM corn study fallout: Russia suspends import of Monsanto corn

September 26, 2012

In what can only be described as a hysteria-driven reaction, the Russian government has “temporarily” suspended the import of a Monsanto genetically modified corn variety that was the target of a questionable study published last week claiming the GM maize caused tumors in rats. The action came in response to a request by the anti-GM Russian NGO Rospotrebnadzor.

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