Published today, Monday March 5th, 2018, by Independent Science News: “EU’s GMO Regulator Ignored Human Health Warnings Over a Monsanto Insecticidal Corn.” This new article was written by Claire Robinson, editor of GMWatch.
Synopsis: The central regulator of GMOs in Europe is the GMO Panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA is required to consult with member states over its evaluations. In the case of MON89034, an insecticidal GMO maize containing a Cry toxin, EFSA received numerous warnings from member states over its interpretation of rat experiments. In these experiments, animals fed the insecticidal Bt maize developed kidney and bladder problems.
Note: The trade name of GM event Mon89034 is YieldGard
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Read the full article at: https://www.independentsciencenews.org/health/eus-gmo-regulator-ignored-human-health-warnings-over-a-monsanto-insecticidal-corn/