EDITORIAL

The GMO Stalemate in Europe

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Science  22 Feb 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6122, pp. 883
DOI: 10.1126/science.1236010

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In September 2012, Europe was shocked by a publication, from Caen University in France, claiming that rats fed for 2 years with transgenic herbicide-resistant corn suffered from tumors. Even though the results have been criticized as flawed,* this research continues to be hailed as a confirmation that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are intrinsically dangerous.