Viewpoint: Regulatory hurdles, anti-GMO activists stymie adoption of sustainable crop biotechnology innovations in developing world

Viewpoint: Regulatory hurdles, anti-GMO activists stymie adoption of sustainable crop biotechnology innovations in developing world

Ademola Adenle et al. | 
Ever-more powerful genetic technologies, such as genome-editing endonucleases and marker-assisted breeding, continue to facilitate the development of genetically modified (GM) ...
6-12-2018 DIY-biotech

Viewpoint: Do-it-yourself biotech movement an ‘unlikely biosecurity threat’

Contrary to alarmist headlines, the DIYbio movement is an unlikely biosecurity threat. The 'do-it-yourself' biology (DIYbio) community has had its ...
CRISPR crops—exempt from GMO regulations—reaching US market in record time

CRISPR crops—exempt from GMO regulations—reaching US market in record time

Emily Waltz | 
CRISPR–Cas9-edited plants can be cultivated and sold free from regulation, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making increasingly clear ...
Viewpoint: Why the FDA should not be regulating genetically engineered animals (as drugs, no less)

Viewpoint: Why the FDA should not be regulating genetically engineered animals (as drugs, no less)

Henry Miller, John Cohrssen | 
[Editor's note: Henry Miller is founding director of the FDA's Office of Biotechnology. John Cohrssen is former counsel to the White ...
'Trump ban on immigrants and foreign workers endangers US biotech industry'

‘Trump ban on immigrants and foreign workers endangers US biotech industry’

[Editor's note: 166 founders and leaders of biotech companies sent this letter to Nature Biotechnology.] To the Editor: We the ...
Playing God? CRISPR patents could reduce 'designer baby' ethical concerns

Playing God? CRISPR patents could reduce ‘designer baby’ ethical concerns

While few would object to editing genes to cure devastating diseases, CRISPR technology has the potential to alter the health, ...
Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from 'equivocating' National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from ‘equivocating’ National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Henry Miller, Val Giddings | 
Science is not democratic. The National Academies of Sciences report muddied the debate about GE crop yields, gave undue credence ...
Nature Editorial: 'Appeasing US anti-GMO movement by agreeing to labeling will likely backfire'

Nature Editorial: ‘Appeasing US anti-GMO movement by agreeing to labeling will likely backfire’

Although a US law mandating disclosure of GM ingredients provides food companies with a way out of the labeling rabbit ...

Should GMO regulation be based on individual gene changes?

Steven Strauss, Joanna Sax | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Getting regulation of agricultural ...
Regulation of genetically engineered crops calls for 'risk-based approach'

Regulation of genetically engineered crops calls for ‘risk-based approach’

Gregory Conko et al. | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . .GE crops ...

Gene edited herbicide resistant canola in limbo in Europe because of regulatory confusion

Matthias Fladung | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A single herbicide-resistant canola ...
GMO face-off: USRTK's Stacy Malkan vs Florida's Kevin Folta

GMO face-off: USRTK’s Stacy Malkan vs Florida’s Kevin Folta

Kevin Folta, Stacy Malkan, Jack Payne | 
Contentious debate escalates over anti-GMO group’s strategy of using FOIA laws to ‘expose’ emails by scientists who support crop biotechnology ...
Nature Biotech: US Right to Know, Organic Consumers are "demagogues", "anti-science zealots"

Nature Biotech: US Right to Know, Organic Consumers are “demagogues”, “anti-science zealots”

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Smear campaigns against those ...

Will new Innate potato, with no ‘foreign’ DNA, satisfy anti-GMO critics?

Emily Waltz | 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in November approved for commercial planting a potato genetically engineered to have reduced bruising ...

Consumers willing to pay more for GMOs with health benefits

Genetically modified crops with an increased vitamin and/or mineral content have large potential to improve public health, but their availability for ...

GMO labeling costly for those who don’t even care

Mandatory labeling of GM food in the United States will not only make all food more costly but also bamboozle ...

Send this to a friend