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Over 1m tonnes of animal feed in Europe may contain banned GMOs: report

PARIS: Over one million tonnes of animal feed in Europe could be contaminated by banned genetically modified organisms contained in a vitamin-based additive, French newspaper Le Monde reported. Citing a memo from Dutch health authorities, Le Monde said that eight tonnes of a vitamin B2 additive produced by a genetically modified strain of the Bacillus subtilis bacteria had been sold in Poland, Italy and the Netherlands between April and June. The additive, also known as riboflavin (80%), is used in the feed of cattle,…