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First plants that moved from water to land were natural GMOs, research reveals

Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land, according to a new study by an international group ...
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Soybean designed to grow on exhausted pasture land could help protect Amazon rainforest

The agrichemical giant Syngenta wants to go green by developing specific varieties of soybeans to be grown away from the ...
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Challenging media narrative about the ‘birds and the bees’—neither faces serious threats from neonicotinoids or other crop chemicals

Discarding this valuable crop protection tool is a questionable strategy ...
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Foods fortified with nutrient-dense microparticles can help battle ‘hidden hunger,’ study shows

Staple foods and seasonings like flour and salt could be made more nutritious with a new technology that borrows from ...
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Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops

The same meritless arguments leveled against GMOs resurface for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) ...
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Redesigning photosynthesis in key crops could help sustain global food production, study shows

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t overpay for greens labeled ‘non-GMO’—because there’s no genetically modified lettuce

Have you ever eaten genetically modified arugula? We’re positive you haven’t — because it doesn’t exist! But that hasn’t stopped ...
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Ancient Egyptians loved beer. Here’s the recipe they used to brew it

The ancient Egyptians loved beer. According to Mohamed A. Farag, a Professor of Chemistry at The American University in Cairo: ...
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Purple GMO tomato with boosted antioxidant levels could lead to more nutritious produce

Chinese researchers have developed a genetically modified purple tomato rich in anthocyanins, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Read ...
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Will CRISPR’s promise force the organic industry to reconsider its opposition to gene-edited crops?

In addition to better nutrition, CRISPR can produce foods with fewer 'inputs' than conventional and organic foods ...
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Food safety officials reject Golden Rice-cancer link as Philippines inches toward commercializing the GMO crop

GOLDEN RICE, developed by biotechnologists to address Vitamin A deficiency, is still in the process of completing field trials before ...
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Tyson Foods’ plant-based ‘chicken’ nuggets now sold in 7,000 stores

Tyson Foods Inc. says plant-based nuggets from its Beyond Meat Inc. competitor Raised & Rooted are now in 7,000 stores, ...
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Monsanto’s GMO soybean as safe as conventional counterpart, EU Food Safety Authority confirms

Following the submission of application .... from Monsanto (hereafter referred to as ‘the applicant’), the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms ...
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Fighting climate change with gene editing: Can we slash cows’ methane production?

Preventing ruminant methane from being produced in the first place seems a sensible way to limit its damaging effects ...
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Mandatory calorie counts on fast-food menus have little impact on customer purchases, latest study finds

As of May last year, all American restaurant chains with 20 or more outlets have been legally obliged to provide calorie ...
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Can TELA maize solve the acute food shortages in sub-Saharan Africa?

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most food-insecure region in the world, with an estimated 237 million throughout the region suffering from ...
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Viewpoint: Intensive ‘industrial’ agriculture boosts farm productivity, promotes environmental sustainability

It's important to be honest about the benefits of farm consolidation if we value keeping food prices low, combating climate ...
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Golden Rice: The GMO crop loved by humanitarians, opposed by Greenpeace

Golden Rice is back in the news as the Philippines and Bangladesh move closer towards approval of the GMO food ...
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Kenya needs to overcome inhibitions about GMOs, official says

Efforts to “put technologies in the hands of farmers that protect against drought and insects cannot be taken lightly.” ...
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‘Post-organic produce’: Expanding indoor farming industry aims to make agriculture more sustainable

If you live in the U.S., the last time you ate a salad, the lettuce inside it almost certainly came ...
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Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods eye 2020 expansion into China as plant-based meat market approaches $140 billion

Beyond Meat Inc aims to start production in Asia before the end of next year, as it gets closer to ...
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DNA sequencing uncovers genes that could yield bigger, sweeter, crispier watermelon

Scientists from Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences took a comprehensive look at the genomes of 414 watermelons representing ...
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Eat your veggies! California testing confirms organic and conventional produce well below EPA pesticide limits

Once again, evidence that our food supply is safe and incredibly diverse ...
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Steak from protein powder: Next generation of lab-grown foods on the horizon

It may sound like science fiction, but in a few short years the family dinner table may be laden with ...
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GMO Golden Rice lauded as one of the most important research projects over the past 50 years

The Golden Rice humanitarian project has been recognized by Project Management Institute (PMI) as one of the Most Influential Projects ...
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Meet the ‘flavorists’: Food chemists who make plant-based Beyond, Impossible burgers taste like ‘meat’

Marie Wright dips four long strips of paper, the kind you’d sniff a perfume sample from in Sephora, into bottles ...
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Video: ‘If I don’t farm, we won’t eat’: Kenyan farmer illustrates the impact of crop disease in Africa

Steven Oruko Kasamani is a smallholder farmer in Mayoni, Kenya, growing corn, soybean, kale and tomato to support a family ...
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‘Artificial leaf’ converts CO2 into biofuel, potential new strategy in battle to slow climate change

Scientists have created an “artificial leaf” to fight climate change by inexpensively converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into a useful ...