The controversies of genetically modified (GMO) foods is on the rise and with the new report released by the UK's Home Office division, biotech industry animal testing data has been exposed. While the report shows a decline in tests involving monkeys, experiments involving other test animals, particularly mice, are actually at 30-year high, reports the BBC. The animals subject to testing have increased to nearly 4 million last year. Surprisingly, 1.6 million of those animals were bred with genetic modifications and mutations. In addition, new market-bound genetically modified foods for both humans and livestock are also regularly tested on animals. Tests on cats and pigs rose in 2011 over 2010, while monkey experiments significantly declined.
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