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2 in 5 dairy farmers believe cows should not be genetically engineered to reduce disease susceptibility. What might change their minds?

2 in 5 dairy farmers believe cows should not be genetically engineered to reduce disease susceptibility. What might change their minds?

Danielle Ufer, David Ortega | 
[E]ven before the consumer sees a product on the grocery shelf... farmers’ decisions can make or break a technology’s chance ...
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Federal court backs EPA order allowing farmers to use banned dicamba weedkillers until July 31

Jacqui Fatka | 
EPA has defended its decision to allow farmers to continue to use three vacated dicamba herbicides -- XtendiMax, FeXapan and ...

Biotech experts, farmers call for updated US gene-edited crop, animal rules at Senate Agriculture Committee hearing

Jacqui Fatka | 
In opening comments during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on [March 12], ranking member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) said ...
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Bipartisan Accurate Labels Act takes aim at ‘misleading, unnecessary and confusing’ food marketing, authors say

Jacqui Fatka | 
Legislation introduced by Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.) and Kurt Schrader (D., Ore.), the Accurate Labels Act, would provide clear, ...
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Organic industry opposes CRISPR gene editing to preserve its ‘natural’ farming methods

During a hearing earlier this summer, U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary Greg Ibach expressed interest in opening the discussion surrounding ...

Wheat producers urge EPA to reject activist petition banning pre-harvest glyphosate use on oats

Jacqui Fatka | 
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on a September 2018 petition from several special interest groups to ...

EPA moves to streamline process for evaluating pesticide impacts on endangered species

[June 6] U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler hosted [a panel of federal regulators] to discuss improving the ...
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New bill would give USDA primary responsibility to regulate lab-grown meat

Jacqui Fatka | 
In an effort to codify an agreement regarding oversight of lab-grown meat between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety ...
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Biotech firms Amfora, Corteva strike deal to produce CRISPR-edited crops to meet surging protein demand

Amfora, a biotechnology company, announced it has reached a non-exclusive research and commercial license agreement with Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture ...

Farm groups challenge petition for tighter EPA insecticide rules, saying restrictions could hamper sound conservation

Jacqui Fatka | 
Nearly 100 organizations recently submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency encouraging the agency to reject a petition related to seeds treated with ...
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FDA lifts 2016 import ban on GMO AquAdvantage salmon, confirms fish safe to eat

Jacqui Fatka | 
The Food & Drug Administration announced [March 8] that it will be deactivating a 2016 import alert that prevented genetically ...
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70 percent of consumers confused about GMOs, but may still embrace crop biotech

To better gauge and understand consumer perceptions of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) .....  a new public survey commissioned by GMO ...
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20 years of biotech crops generated $186.1 billion in economic, ecological and health gains, studies show

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics Ltd. released new studies highlighting the continued ...
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Farmers, ag companies launch court challenge of California’s Prop 65 listing of glyphosate

Jacqui Fatka | 
On [Feb. 20], a national agricultural coalition presented arguments for a preliminary injunction before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern ...

‘Billion-dollar bug’: Genetic resistance to destructive corn rootworm pest identified

Western corn rootworm can destroy cornfields — and profits — but populations of the “billion-dollar bug” have stopped responding to ...

After labeling bill fails in Canada, GMO critics press retailers not to sell GM foods

Jacqui Fatka | 
Members of the Canadian Parliament voted against approving mandatory labeling of genetically modified [GMO] foods in a vote on May ...
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Agricultural industry weighs in on Senate draft GMO labeling bill

Jacqui Fatka | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Establishing a national framework ...

General Mills expresses support for agricultural biotechnology despite removing GMOs from Cheerios

General Mills recently released its 2014 Global Responsibility report in which it affirmed biotechnology as key to addressing feeding a ...
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