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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

EU: Gene Tomato Safe

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The European Union's top scientific advisers said Monday that a genetically modified tomato developed by Anglo-Swedish life sciences company AstraZeneca PLC was safe to be marketed throughout the EU.

The opinion from the EU's scientific committee for food is no guarantee the tomato will win marketing approval in the 15 member bloc.