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Slow-moving bureaucracy in the Philippines could block launch of new GMO soybeans in US, Canada

Rod Nickel, Tom Polansek | 
A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont’s launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the ...

University of California Berkeley scores win in CRISPR patent rivalry

Brendan Pierson | 
The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, ...
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Monsanto wins arbitration ruling against Indian seed company in dispute over GMO cotton patent

Mayank Bhardwaj | 
German drugmaker Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit has won proceedings against Indian seed maker Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) in a royalty ...

New Brazilian government backs indigenous tribe fined in 2018 for embracing modern agriculture and growing GMO crops

Anthony Boadle, Jake Spring | 
Brazil’s new government is backing an indigenous tribe that was fined under the previous administration for commercial farming practices banned ...
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European farmers dig up thousands of hectares of crops following detection of banned GMO canola seeds

Sybille de La Hamaide | 
Bayer said on [February 6] that farmers in France and Germany were digging up thousands of hectares of rapeseed [canola] ...
Russia threatens to restrict soy imports from Brazil over use of controversial weed killer glyphosate

Russia threatens to restrict soy imports from Brazil over use of controversial weed killer glyphosate

Lisandra Paraguassu | 
The Russian government has informed Brazil that it may adopt temporary import restrictions on soybeans if Brazilian producers do not ...

Amid growing tensions with US, China poised to accelerate GMO crop imports, boost trade with Brazil

Jake Spring | 
Brazil and China are expected to hold their first high-level political and economic talks since 2015 later this year, Brazil’s ...
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Judge allows evidence of Monsanto’s alleged ‘corporate misconduct’ in first phase of upcoming glyphosate-cancer trials

Tina Bellon | 
A federal judge overseeing lawsuits alleging Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer causes cancer on [January 28] tentatively allowed pieces ...

Bayer asks judge in second glyphosate-cancer case to restrict evidence to be presented against Monsanto

Tina Bellon | 
Bayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup allegedly causing ...
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French court bans Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup Pro 360 weedkiller, citing ‘potential health risks’

A French court canceled the license for one of Monsanto's glyphosate-based weedkillers on [January 15] over safety concerns, placing an ...
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Monsanto’s patent victory in India may grant farmers access to latest GMO crops

Monsanto’s [recent] victory in a patent case in India regarding genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds has raised hopes among farmers ...
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China approves import of 5 GMO crops for animal feed, first since 2017

Dominique Patton | 
China has approved the import of five genetically modified crops, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a ...

China halts human gene editing in wake of controversial trial resulting in birth of twins

Alexandra Harney | 
The Chinese government on Thursday ordered a temporary halt to research activities for people involved in the editing of human ...
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First federal glyphosate-cancer trial slated for February 2019

Tina Bellon | 
A U.S. judge overseeing the federal litigation against Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit over glyphosate-based weed-killers allegedly causing cancer on [November ...
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Faster GMO crop import approvals in China could boost Brazil’s already record-breaking soy exports

Jake Spring | 
Brazil’s record soy exports to China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told Reuters …. as the Asian nation’s ...

California judge orders expedited trial for couple alleging glyphosate caused their cancer

Tina Bellon | 
A California judge on [November 15] granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer ...
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Germany’s environment minister pitches plan to ban glyphosate by 2023

Ludwig Burger, Markus Wacket | 
Germany plans new conditions for pesticide approval and will seek an end date for the use of glyphosate-based weed killers, ...
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Bayer might seek settlements in some Monsanto glyphosate-cancer suits, but prepares to fight large claims

Tina Bellon | 
Bayer AG’s chief executive said .... the company might consider settling lawsuits over Monsanto’s glyphosate-containing weed-killers depending on how high ...

CRISPR gene editing offers hope for struggling French seed maker Vilmorin

Gus Trompiz | 
U.S. sanctions against Iran and a slide in Turkey’s currency are contributing to an uncertain short-term outlook for seed maker ...
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Artificial intelligence bias: Amazon shut down AI recruiter engine that ‘penalized women’

Jeffrey Dastin | Inc’s machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been ...
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How do we persuade relatives of cancer patients to seek genetic testing?

Lisa Rapaport | 
Cancer patients’ close relatives might be willing to get tests to see if they share genetic mutations that put them ...
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Brazilian judge overturns glyphosate ban, citing ‘serious impacts’ to nation’s economy

Ana Mano, Jake Spring, Ricado Brito | 
A Brazilian court on [September 3rd] overturned an injunction banning products containing the popular weed-killer glyphosate, knocking down a previous ...
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Now facing 8,000 Roundup lawsuits, Bayer says it ‘will vigorously defend’ its herbicide

Ludwig Burger | 
The number of U.S. lawsuits brought against Bayer’s newly acquired Monsanto has jumped to about 8,000, as the German drugmaker ...
Biotech startups race against 'Big Ag' to develop gene-edited crops

Biotech startups race against ‘Big Ag’ to develop gene-edited crops

Rod Nickel | 
Calyxt Inc, an eight-year-old firm co-founded by a genetics professor, altered the genes of a soybean plant to produce healthier ...
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Brazil’s public health agency will appeal judge’s nationwide suspension of glyphosate

Ana Mano | 
Brazil-based agrochemical companies plan to appeal a ruling suspending the use of best-selling weed killer glyphosate .... an industry spokeswoman ...
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Monsanto Roundup trial: First lawsuit alleging glyphosate-cancer link goes to jury

Tina Bellon | 
A trial in which a school groundskeeper alleged that his use of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused his terminal cancer ...

FDA approves sugar made from Brazil’s first Bt sugarcane variety

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that it is safe to consume sugar produced from the genetically ...
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Brazilian judge suspends glyphosate use, citing concerns about herbicide’s toxicity

Jake Spring | 
A Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing the agrochemical glyphosate, a widely employed herbicide for soy and ...