Cancer in rats reignites GM food debate
A new study has reignited the debate over the long-term health effects of eating genetically modified food.
Published in the journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology, results of the study show that rats fed a GM diet over their lifespan suffered mammary tumours and severe liver and kidney damage. Advocates of the study say Australia's regulatory bodies should act on the findings, but some scientists have criticised the study, saying it is seriously flawed. The French government has ordered its health regulator to conduct an urgent review of its findings as anti-GM campaigners worldwide leap on the results. T...