France says no need to revisit Monsanto maize approval

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A study last month pointing to health risks from a type of genetically modified maize and a related pesticide did not provide grounds for questioning previous safety approvals, the French government said on Monday. The study by researchers at the University of Caen said rats fed on Monsanto’s NK603 GM maize (corn) or exposed to the company’s top-selling Roundup weed killer were at higher risk of suffering tumors, multiple organ damage and premature death.

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