National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Genetically Modified Corn (N21303)

Genetically Modified Corn

Specific Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination

Nomination Date: 01/09/2013

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Given the ubiquitous nature of this food item for animals and humans, and the recent discredited study from French researchers, the issue of the carcinogenicity of genetically modified corn needs to be settled.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.