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Trump administration aims to boost farming, medical innovation with streamlined biotech rules

Philip Brasher | 
Trump administration officials say they are committed to reducing regulatory barriers to agricultural biotechnology as part of a larger strategy ...
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US soybean and corn farmers fear plant-based burgers and glyphosate lawsuits signal uncertain future

Blake Hurst | 
I’m flat busted. My Missouri corn and soybean farm is bankrupt, financially incompetent, a lousy credit risk, upside down--you pick ...
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Short on time, US regulators scramble to streamline CRISPR-edited plant, animal rules

Philip Brasher | 
All three of the federal agencies charged with regulating bioengineered plants and animals are looking at ways of streamlining regulations ...
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Glyphosate manufacturers reject alleged weed killer-cancer link in response to federal Roundup report

Steve Davies | 
Glyphosate registrants defended their products as safe to use in comments submitted .... to the Department of Health and Human ...
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New CDC glyphosate report: “Most studies found no association between exposure to glyphosate-based products and risk of cancer”

Steve Davies | 
A new [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] report on glyphosate’s toxicological effects likely will play a role in the ongoing ...
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EU parliament urged to reverse de facto ban on gene-edited crops

Marshall Matz | 
The European Union Court of Justice’s (ECJ) recent decision that new gene-editing techniques must go through the same lengthy approval ...
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Viewpoint: Dicamba is controversial, but herbicide’s benefits outweigh its costs

Tim Burrack | 
.... Palmer Amaranth, Tall Waterhemp, and Giant Ragweed .... they’re among the worst invaders in a farmer’s soybean fields—prolific weeds that ...
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Regulate GMO and gene-edited livestock based on product not process, experts say

Ed Maixner | 
A bevy of remedies may be needed to ensure American farm productivity keeps growing at the clip it has for more ...
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Public weighs in on GMO labeling standard

Steve Davies | 
To help determine how to implement the GMO labeling law signed into law last year, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service asked ...
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USDA set to approve GMO, non-browning Fuji apple

Stephen Davies | 
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service plans to approve a new “non-browning” variety of Fuji apple after concluding it does not ...
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Obama signs compromise GMO labeling bill

Daniel Enoch | 
President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that prevents states from requiring on-package labeling of genetically modified ingredients, capping an ...

Grain trade groups say USDA’s biotech regulations overhaul could disrupt global trade

Philip Brasher | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Agriculture Department's plan ...