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Advocates Urge FDA to Halt Risky GMO Mosquito Release


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Advocates Urge FDA to Halt Risky GMO Mosquito Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch urged the FDA to prevent the British biotechnology company Oxitec from releasing millions of unregulated GMO mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this spring and to require the company to submit to a formal agency review. GMO mosquitoes are not adequately regulated, either by federal or local agencies, and may pose significant risks to human health and the environment.

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