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Soybean Intacta developed by US company Monsanto contains residues from glyphosate and produces an insecticide

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has scheduled a hearing for the 12 May on legal action brought against the import of the genetically engineered Monsanto soybeans (T-77/13). MON87701 x MON89788 soybeans were authorised in the EU for use in food and feed. They are grown predominantly in Brazil and sold under the brand name Intacta. These plants have a unique combination of two genetically engineered traits: They express a so-called insecticidal Bt toxin and are resistant to the herbicide glyphosate, commonly known under trade names such as Roundup.

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08 April 2016

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31 March 2016

Controversy about the health risks of genetically engineered soybeans

21 March 2016

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