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Close up: Europe's GM food fears

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Close up: Europe's GM food fears


A recent French study claiming rats fed genetically modified corn suffered tumours has reignited Europe’s fears over GM food. Despite much scepticism over the quality of the research, opponents of GM say an urgent review of the EU’s current policy is needed.

In response the EU Commission has instructed the European Food Safety Agency to assess the study. euronews spoke to Paola Testori Coggi, head of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Consumers.

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