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EFSA reviews 1507 maize opinion

The cultivation of DuPont/Dow AgroSciences’ genetically modified 1507 (Herculex I) maize is unlikely to raise any safety concerns provided appropriate management measures are taken, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The conclusion is in line with the EFSA’s original environmental risk assessment (ERA) from 2005. The ERA and the recommended risk mitigation measures have been updated in light of recent scientific advances and new guidelines on monitoring GM crops.



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