writes with an update to news from a few months ago that France had banned the growing of Monsanto's genetically modified corn
. After reviewing the evidence France submitted in support of the ban, the European Food Safety Authority has now rejected it
. An official opinion
(PDF) stated that they "could not identify any new science-based evidence
indicating that maize MON 810 cultivation in the EU poses a significant and imminent risk to the human and animal health or the environment."