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Viewpoint: FDA plan to treat gene-edited animals like ‘walking drugs’ will stifle agricultural innovation

Gordon Spronk | 
Nov. 3 marked One Health Day (www.onehealthcommission.org) – an international campaign to recognize the importance of a broad, trans-disciplinary approach ...
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Viewpoint: Federal regulators should clamp down on ‘misleading’ non-GMO advertising

Dean McGrath | 
For a long time, American consumers .... could read a food label or product advertisement and trust that the information ...
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Regulators reverse Obama-era ban on GMOs, neonicotinoid pesticides in wildlife refuges

Miranda Green | 
The Interior Department announced plans [August 3rd] to reverse a rule that banned the use of pesticides in national wildlife ...
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Viewpoint: USDA made right decision to not over-regulate CRISPR gene-edited crops

Daniel Kelley | 
The future of farming just got a lot brighter. On March 28, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that his department ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Circumventing evolution’ with genetically modified trees puts ecosystems at risk

That many forests in the United States are suffering health crises is not in question. Much of this troubling condition, ...
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Viewpoint: We need strong federal funding to tackle brain disorders

Richard Huganir | 
Because of breakthroughs like those of the Human Genome Project, and the development of new scientific tools and techniques, we ...
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Recombinetics joins battle over whether USDA or FDA should oversee gene-edited animal regulations

Tammy Stanoch | 
Editor's note: Tammy Lee Stanoch is the president & CEO of Recombinetics, an animal gene-editing company based in St. Paul, Minnesota ...
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Viewpoint: How the EU’s protectionist anti-GMO trade policy hurts US farmers

Bernard Goldstein | 
Editor’s note: Bernard Goldstein, MD is a professor emeritus and dean emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of ...
Bernie Sanders, 10 Senate Democrats push USDA for 'consumer-friendly' GMO label

Bernie Sanders, 10 Senate Democrats push USDA for ‘consumer-friendly’ GMO label

Lydia Wheeler | 
Senate Democrats are pushing the Agriculture Department to create a labeling standard for products made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) that ...
Democratic lawmakers push for stricter GMO labeling

Democratic lawmakers push for stricter GMO labeling

Sumner Park | 
In a recent letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, twenty-two House Democrats urged the department to finalize a federal rule ...
Chipotle got rid of food with 'scary-sounding chemicals'—So why are customers getting sick?

Chipotle got rid of food with ‘scary-sounding chemicals’—So why are customers getting sick?

Joseph Perrone | 
[Editor's note: Joseph Perrone is the Chief Science Officer at the Center for Accountability in Science.] [Spring 2017], Chipotle reinforced its ...
Opinion: USDA 'should rely upon science and facts' to update GMO regulations

Opinion: USDA ‘should rely upon science and facts’ to update GMO regulations

Paul Enríquez | 
[Paul Enríquez is a lawyer and scientist currently doing research in structural and molecular biochemistry at North Carolina State University.] ...
Anti-GMO groups pressure USDA to not approve eucalyptus trees engineered to withstand freezing temperatures

Anti-GMO groups pressure USDA to not approve eucalyptus trees engineered to withstand freezing temperatures

Lydia Wheeler | 
Groups are urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) not to green light the commercial growth of a genetically engineered ...
Former agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack: Environment benefits when farmers plant GMO

Former agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack: Environment benefits when farmers plant GMO

Tom Vilsack | 
[Editor's note: Tom Vilsack is a former agriculture secretary under President Obama and currently serves as President and CEO of the U.S ...
Our food system isn't broken, it's flourishing — and GMO crops are a big reason why

Our food system isn’t broken, it’s flourishing — and GMO crops are a big reason why

Randy Krotz | 
[Editor's note: Randy Krotz is CEO of the US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.] Activists and others [say] the food system [is] broken, ...
Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

[Editor's note: Margaret Zeigler is executive director of the Global Harvest Initiative, a private-sector voice for productivity growth throughout the agricultural ...
Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

Margaret Zeigler | 
[Editor's note: Margaret Zeigler is executive director of the Global Harvest Initiative, a private-sector voice for productivity growth throughout the agricultural ...
Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

[Editor's note: Margaret Zeigler is executive director of the Global Harvest Initiative, a private-sector voice for productivity growth throughout the agricultural ...
Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

Should US spend more on agricultural R&D to make food cheaper, more sustainable?

[Editor's note: Margaret Zeigler is executive director of the Global Harvest Initiative, a private-sector voice for productivity growth throughout the agricultural ...
New EPA head Scott Pruit poised to challenge 'politics driven' farm chemical regulations

New EPA head Scott Pruit poised to challenge ‘politics driven’ farm chemical regulations

Henry Miller | 
[Editor’s note: Henry Miller is a physician and molecular biologist, and was the founding director of the FDA’s Office of Biotechnology.]  ...
Will Trump cut funding of UN agency accused of 'shoddy science’ for designating glyphosate probable carcinogen?

Will Trump cut funding of UN agency accused of ‘shoddy science’ for designating glyphosate probable carcinogen?

Julie Kelly | 
Editor's note: This article discusses the International Agency (IARC) for Research on Cancer, a sub-group of the World Health Organization ...
EPA panel begins evaluation of carcinogenicity of glyphosate

EPA panel begins evaluation of carcinogenicity of glyphosate

Carey Gillam | 
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding four days of meetings, beginning December 13, aimed at examining the evidence that ...
House committee to grill NIH over financial support for UN IARC agency accused of science bias

House committee to grill NIH over financial support for UN IARC agency accused of science bias

Bruce Chassy | 
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is being called ... to explain why it gave tens of millions of dollars to the ...
Members of Congress want answers on EPA's delayed evaluation of glyphosate

Members of Congress want answers on EPA’s delayed evaluation of glyphosate

Julie Kelly | 
When Congress reconvenes [in September], lawmakers will continue to press the Environmental Protection Agency about why it’s withholding their report ...
Organic Consumers Association organizes boycott of brands that use QR code GMO labels

Organic Consumers Association organizes boycott of brands that use QR code GMO labels

Lydia Wheeler | 
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is asking consumers to boycott brands that refuse to expressly label products made with genetically ...
House to vote on GMO labeling bill

House to vote on GMO labeling bill

Tim Devaney, Lydia Wheeler | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The House is expected ...

Congressman: VT law will cause ‘chaos’, voluntary federal GMO labeling law needed

Adrian Smith | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In three weeks, the ...

Is Sen Murkowski’s opposition to GMO salmon in public’s or fishing industry’s interest?

Daniel Perez | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After two decades in ...