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Russia bans all GM corn imports; EU may also ban Monsanto GMO

| | October 2, 2012
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Russia has now officially banned all imports of genetically modified corn, citing concerns from a recent study by French researchers showing rats grew massive cancer tumors when fed a lifetime of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.

Russia’s consumer protection group, Rospotrebnadzor, said it was halting all imports of GM corn while the country’s Institute of Nutritionwill be evaluating the results of the study.

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