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54% of consumers want sustainable food, survey shows, but knowledge of nutrition, farming lacking

Topics like sustainability, plant-based diets and clean eating seem to permeate news about food, but it turns out they’re not ...
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‘Small victory’ for Bayer: Judge says firm can move upcoming glyphosate trials to farm states

In a win for Monsanto following more than $2 billion in cancer-trial losses in California against the company’s popular weed ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Toxic’ chemicals fueled post-WWII economic boom in the United States—here’s why that’s a problem

[B]efore [World War II], the vast majority of Americans lived in cities, or they lived on farms. Suddenly, with all ...
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Canada’s neonicotinoid insecticide rules haven’t hit farmers, and tighter regulations coming?

Health Canada’s April decisions on three neonicotinoid insecticides won’t change much for growers this year — but it also won’t ...
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Irish scientist calls for reopening GMO debate

Award-winning Irish biochemist Dr. Richard Murphy says it’s time to revisit the debate around the use of genetically modified organisms ...
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How pink bollworm may evolve resistance to GMO Bt crops

Insect resistant Bt crops are widely grown in many countries all over the world to prevent pest attacks in highly ...
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Glyphosate-cancer lawsuits spur development of next-generation weed killers

"Total fear and shock." That's how Andrew Kniss, a weed scientist at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, describes the ...
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Monsanto ‘abused’ market dominance in India to inflate GMO seed prices, investigators say

A probe by the investigations unit of India’s antitrust body has found that Monsanto abused its dominant position as a ...
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Will GMO-wary China accept virus-resistant CRISPR pigs?

As China struggles to stem a contagious, hog-ravaging disease, a British company offers some hope. But it may first need ...
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Plant-based Burger King whopper heads to Sweden, sans key GMO ‘Impossible’ ingredient

.... Burger King [began] selling a new plant-based burger in Sweden [on May 23]. [T]he new menu offering [is] “a ...
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Viewpoint: Burkina Faso’s declining cotton yields illustrate need for GMO crops

At a forum on biotech crops and the Big Four Agenda at the University of Nairobi on April 24, critics ...
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Bayer trial: Judge picks high-profile attorney Ken Feinberg to mediate Roundup-cancer settlement negotiations

A U.S. judge overseeing Roundup-cancer lawsuits against Bayer AG provisionally appointed high-profile mediator Ken Feinberg to lead settlement negotiations over ...
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Organic food sales at $48 billion, now almost 6% of food, despite continued decline in market growth rate

Sales of organic food in the U.S. last year totaled a record $47.9 billion — 5.9% higher than 2017, according ...
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Vinegar, Epsom salts, Dawn weed killer mix superior alternatives to synthetic herbicides? ‘Nonsense,’ gardening expert says

You know, the most wonderful thing about social media and the internet is that everything you read there is true! ...
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EU Commission prepares for possible ‘overhaul’ of GMO crop rules to address CRISPR gene editing

The EU executive has already prepared the ground for a new initiative on gene editing to overhaul the current GMO ...
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As orange growers battle citrus greening disease with antibiotics, should we fear ‘super bugs’?

A pernicious disease is eating away at Roy Petteway’s orange trees. The bacterial infection, transmitted by a tiny winged insect ...
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Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto’s Europe-wide data collection on pesticide regulators, journalists

Bayer on [May 21] hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto ...
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‘Nature’s pest controllers’: How wasps reduce chemical pesticide use in farming

Scientists have put together a map of the UK's wasp population, showing the distribution of key species. Data recorded by ...
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United Nations: Intensive agriculture driving bee declines, threatening global food security

Declining bee populations pose threat to global food security and nutrition FAO urges countries to step up efforts to protect ...
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Glyphosate-tainted burgers? Impossible Foods rebuffs Moms Across America’s latest anti-GMO campaign

“Moms Across America” has escalated a year-long campaign against Impossible Foods to push its anti-vaccine, anti-GMO agenda to anyone gullible ...
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Open-source gene expression platform could yield more efficient food, biofuel crops

An open-source RNA analysis platform has been successfully used on plant cells for the first time -- a breakthrough that ...
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Australian scientists eager to begin CRISPR crop research as deregulation deadline nears

GM crops continue to produce productivity gains and environmental benefits worldwide, although those benefits are mostly limited to cotton and ...
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Consumers want to buy from ethical companies, but interest in non-GMO, organic labels dropping, survey shows

A survey conducted by Crestline Custom Promotional Products showed 68.3% of American consumers want to support companies that promote similar ...
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Market for agricultural robots expected to hit $87.9 billion by 2025

A new report by market analysts and consultants Tractica has said that global shipments of robots designed for agricultural use ...
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Wall Street Journal: Costly glyphosate-cancer legal battle one of ‘worst crises’ in Bayer’s 155-year history

Stuck in one of the worst crises in its 155-year history, Bayer AG, the German company that invented aspirin and ...
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With Burger King plant-based whopper available nationwide, meatless meat ‘here to stay’

Gone are the days when vegan meat was derided as tasteless — a sacrifice vegetarians made in service of a ...
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‘Ultra-processed’ food may boost weight gain, first randomized controlled trial shows

People eating ultra-processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when they ate a minimally processed diet, according ...
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Afraid of GMOs? Thousands of studies, strict regulations show there’s nothing to fear, farmer says

GMOs have been widely misunderstood. People are concerned about their health and the environment (and they should be worried about ...