animal feed 3237

Can Ginkgo Bioworks’ synthetic biology venture reduce mycotoxins in animal feed, cut antibiotic use?

Mycotoxin mitigation, antibiotic reduction and improved feed crop production are some potential areas of interest for the biotech company as ...
Viewpoint: UK's Guardian again gives anti-GMO activist Carey Gillam platform to spread misinformation and fear about Roundup weedkiller

Viewpoint: UK’s Guardian again gives anti-GMO activist Carey Gillam platform to spread misinformation and fear about Roundup weedkiller

[Carey Gillam's] second recent article in the Guardian says that the herbicide formulation Roundup is more toxic to human cells than glyphosate ...
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Future of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in EU depends on European Court of Justice’s looming decision

The future of new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) at the EU level lies in the European Court of Justice’s interpretation ...
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Viewpoint: Monsanto GMO Bt cotton patent case ‘shows socialism’s hold on Indian politics’

The Delhi High Court has just decreed that Monsanto cannot claim any intellectual property right (IPR) over its Bt cotton ...
China CRISPR crop 38237

China seeks to dislodge US dominance in CRISPR gene-edited crops

China is seeking a lead in editing plant genes, potentially shifting the epicenter of the emerging agricultural technology toward the ...
Mike Adams Natural News 322388

Natural News: The pro-Trump website that anti-GMO and anti-vaccine liberals love to share

Natural News — and [Mike] Adams’ expanding nebula of self-promoting sites — produces shareable content on buzzworthy health topics such ...
Beef cattle genetics 32328

DNA testing revolutionizing cattle ranching

Beef cattle ranchers are getting wise to the science of genetics. They have always known that making the best steak ...
India GMO label 328328

India’s food regulator proposes mandatory GMO labeling

Seeking to introduce GMO labelling for the first time in India, the country’s food regulator has proposed all packaged food products containing genetically modified ...
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GMO crop pioneer Robb Fraley to leave Monsanto after Bayer takeover

It’s the end of an era at Monsanto Co. after executives including the seed giant’s scientific leader Robb Fraley announced ...
Europe biotech 432737

Viewpoint: Legal certainty, public support needed to unlock biotech’s potential in Europe

A new age is dawning in Europe, one that offers an opportunity to fully realize the power of biotechnology to ...
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Viewpoint: Food companies’ non-GMO advertising has a human cost

In keeping with our era of ideological boycotts, I will no longer be purchasing Kind bars. Or Barilla pasta. Or Triscuit crackers. Or Del Monte diced tomatoes. Or Nutro dog ...
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Most UK millennials unconcerned about eating GMO foods, poll finds

The advent of genetically modified crops caused a scandal in the 1990s. But the younger generation is largely relaxed about ...
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India’s Supreme Court denies Monsanto’s request to stay order rescinding GMO Bt cotton patent ahead of appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday [May 7] refused to stay the order of the Delhi high court holding that plant ...
GMO label bioengineered food 328237

Viewpoint: USDA GMO labeling proposal could make things more confusing

On its surface, the rule is intended to reduce the consumer confusion that abounds when it comes to GMOs. But ...
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Biotech supporters in the Philippines advance bill to speed up GMO regulatory process

What's 5.41 years, or 65 months, or 1,950 days? That’s how long it takes to get all the requirements before genetically ...
Precision plant breeding 47247

Viewpoint: ‘Precision plant breeding’ better describes crop biotechnology than misused ‘GMO’ term

[I]n agriculture we continue to use terms such as GMO, GE, GM, transgenic, CRISPR, TALEN, genome/gene editing and biotech crops ...
USDA GMO label bioengineered food 6332737

USDA’s GMO food labeling proposal: What you need to know

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a long-awaited proposed rule to establish GMO labeling standards (the National Bioengineered ...
Monsanto India cotton 382388

Monsanto appeals court ruling stripping its rights to GMO Bt cotton patent in India

Monsanto Co has appealed to India’s Supreme Court against a ruling by the Delhi High Court which decreed [in April] ...
Nature Plants journal 32837

Viewpoint: US, EU decisions pave way for ‘more consistent and rational’ regulation of gene-edited foods

Genome engineering using CRISPR–Cas9 technology has come a long way in a very short time. ... Now, CRISPR–Cas9 has passed another ...
GMO food 327327

Which GMO foods are available at US grocery stores?

While GMOs typically make a disproportionate splash in the media, the reality is that there are very few different types ...
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Viewpoint: Uganda’s promising GMO crops blocked by anti-science NGOs

Though Uganda's scientists, working with international partners, have now developed better staple crops, their hands have been tied by the success ...
Plant stress communication 37237

Plants monitor underground signals and react to neighbors’ stresses, study finds

Plants are more sensitive than they might seem. Although they stay in one spot, they are monitoring and reacting to ...
bioengineered food label 37327

USDA releases GMO food labeling proposal—suggests using ‘bioengineered’ instead of ‘genetically modified’

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has issued a proposed rule to implement the landmark legislation requiring some form of disclosure of ...
Sustainable food farming 323799

‘Ecomodern Eating’: Why agricultural productivity and innovation are key to sustainable food and farming

Sunday, April 22nd, marked nearly 50 years since millions of people gathered for the first Earth Day. Their celebration raised awareness ...
genetically engineered animals 327237

6 promising genetically engineered animals stuck in regulatory purgatory

You’ve probably heard the news that genetically engineered (GE) Atlantic salmon is on the way. ... Here are six other genetically ...
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Viewpoint: 8 things Vandana Shiva needs to know about US farmers and GMOs

In mid-April, famous anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva was paid nearly $20K by my hometown university to speak on campus. While I can appreciate her ...
CRISPR food 32877438

How scientists are using CRISPR to make foods that directly benefit consumers

Scientists are now using a pioneering technology called CRISPR to edit a plant’s own genes, ushering in a host of ...
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Podcast: Geneticist Pamela Ronald on how GMO misinformation could hurt world’s poor

If you’ve heard that GMOs are bad, I want to introduce you to Pamela Ronald. A plant geneticist, Pamela co-authored ...