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GMO diamondback moth shows promise as sustainable pest control tool in first ever open-field release

A newly published study reports a successful, first-ever open-field release of a self-limiting, genetically engineered diamondback moth, stating that it ...
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Glyphosate herbicide cancer fears could turn electricity, microwaves into viable weed-killing tools

Concern about glyphosate - the world's most widely-used weedkiller - has been growing since 2015, when the World Health Organization's ...
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Malthusian inversion: Slowing population growth could mean cheaper food and a cleaner environment

I’ve noticed several articles in the past few weeks talking about slowing or even falling population growth .... The richer ...
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CRISPR gene editing knocks out viruses responsible for billions of dollars in crop losses

Viruses cause billions of dollars in losses for many food, feed, and fiber crops, including staples like wheat, rice, potatoes, ...
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41% of Americans have had plant-based meat, survey shows, and most will keep eating it

Forty-one percent of Americans report having personally tried a plant-based meat, with age being the biggest factor in whether they ...
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5 ways CRISPR-engineered animals can help combat climate change

Climate change is a man-made problem, but humans aren’t the only animals that will be impacted by warming temperatures and ...
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Kellogg’s to cut wheat, oats treated with Bayer’s Roundup herbicide from supply chain by 2025

Kellogg’s, the multinational food manufacturer based in Battle Creek, Mich., is taking a stand. But very quietly. At the end ...
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EU officials open to ‘science-based’ decision making on CRISPR crops, USDA’s Sonny Perdue says

When it comes to food, EU policymakers should make science-based decisions if they want to help European their farmers tackle ...
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US Senate coalition petitions FDA to end marketing of plant-based ‘imposter products’ as dairy

A bipartisan group of senators is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end the labeling of plant-based ...
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Food companies may wait until ‘last minute’ to comply with USDA’s bioengineered labeling rules

In grocery store freezer cases, Impossible Foods' ground plant-based meat stands out .... The unique part is on the back ...
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Video: Biotech firm Syngenta defends GMO crops, Impossible Burger as climate change mitigation tools

Syngenta Chief Executive Officer Erik Fyrwald discusses the need to help farmers adapt to climate change, genetically-modified food and the ...
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Viewpoint: India’s proposed CRISPR crop rules could ‘severely constrain’ gene-editing innovation

At long last, [India's] Department of Biotechnology has [published] draft genome editing guidelines on January 9 for month-long public comments ...
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Bayer, plaintiffs postpone latest glyphosate-cancer trial to facilitate possible settlement

Bayer AG said on [Jan. 24] it has reached an agreement with plaintiffs’ lawyers to postpone a Missouri jury trial ...
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GMO crops with enhanced carbon-storing ability could help slow climate change

More than 10 percent of the Earth’s land-surface is cropped, about 3.7 billion acres of carbon sequestration Farmers’ toolkits for ...
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More science education may not quell consumer fear of GMO, gene-edited crops, Japanese study suggests

A team of researchers [in Japan] conducted a survey to explore the opinions and attitudes of both Japanese experts and ...
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Drones detect plant pests, dispatch natural predators to kill them

In Santa Monica, Calif., researchers flew drones with light-sensitive cameras over a strawberry field to locate pest-damaged plants. Armed with ...
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Post-Brexit UK will follow EU GMO, gene-edited crop rules, but long-term regulatory divergence still possible

On 1 February, responsibility for approving novel foods passes from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) to the UK Food ...
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Despite biotech expert protest, anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva gives unopposed Stanford speech condemning ‘industrial agriculture’

Environmental activist Vandana Shiva delivered her talk “Soil not Oil: Biodiversity-Based Agriculture to Address the Climate Crisis” on [Jan. 23] ...
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Growing diverse crops may not slow climate change as much as previously thought

Integrating perennial crops into corn and soybean rotations doesn't consistently increase the ability of soils to store carbon, according to ...
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Biotech industry aims to avoid backlash from GMO-wary consumers as CRISPR-edited crops near mass commercialization

The biotechnology industry wants to avoid repeating mistakes with gene editing that it made nearly three decades ago with transgenic ...
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Plant biologist explains how disease-resistant crops could help prevent global famine

Each month, those working at the pioneering heart of Norwich Research Park [in the UK] tell us how their work ...
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Herbicide-tolerant GMO soy ‘as safe as conventional counterpart’, confirms EU safety panel

In the present scientific opinion, the scientific Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (hereafter referred ...
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Viewpoint: Effort to ban 262 pesticides in Kenya threatens nation’s ability to stop locust swarms from devouring crops

As locusts rage in the biggest attack for 25 years, the majority of Kenyans will never have seen the like ...
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Nigerian anti-GMO groups resume lawsuit alleging biotech crops violate ‘fundamental rights to life’

The Registered Trustees of Health of Mother Earth Foundation and 16 other organisations have resumed a lawsuit against the National ...
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Glyphosate harms soil microbes? USDA research challenges common criticism of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide

There are dozens of conspiracy theories about glyphosate. One of those theories goes something like this: glyphosate, the active ingredient ...
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Nearly half of US fruit growers want biotech crops, survey shows, but fear consumers won’t buy GMO products

And you thought growers could go on and on about problems with the weather, or their employees, or any of ...
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CRISPR immunizes chickens against deadly virus, potentially boosting global egg and meat production

CRISPR genome editing has been used to make chickens resistant to a common virus. The approach could boost egg and ...
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Philippines legislature advances bill to expedite 65-month-long GMO crop approval process

The House Committee on Science and Technology has approved a bill seeking to eliminate the regulatory complications hampering the commercial ...