New analysis of a rat feeding study with a genetically modified maize reveals signs of hepatorenal toxicity.

  title={New analysis of a rat feeding study with a genetically modified maize reveals signs of hepatorenal toxicity.},
  author={G E S{\'e}ralini and Dominique Cellier and Jo{\"e}l Spiroux de Vend{\^o}mois},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  volume={52 4},
Health risk assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) cultivated for food or feed is under debate throughout the world, and very little data have been published on mid- or long-term toxicological studies with mammals. One of these studies performed under the responsibility of Monsanto Company with a transgenic corn MON863 has been subjected to questions from regulatory reviewers in Europe, where it was finally approved in 2005. This necessitated a new assessment of kidney pathological… CONTINUE READING
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