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Tired of eating strawberries that taste like cardboard? CRISPR gene editing poised to improve ‘fruit quality’ and disease resistance of next-generation fruits

Tired of eating strawberries that taste like cardboard? CRISPR gene editing poised to improve ‘fruit quality’ and disease resistance of next-generation fruits

Recent technology has been developed to precisely engineer genes for traits of interest. This approach is known as "CRISPR" gene ...
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Consumers confused about ‘organic’ and ‘non-GMO’ labels—but willing to pay more for both

Brad Buck | 
Consumers are confused between foods labeled as “organic” and “non-genetically modified,” according to a new study led by a University ...
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More than 80 percent of consumers believe foods with GMOs and DNA should be labeled

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [Brandon McFadden, an assistant ...

After threats of violence against prof Folta, U Florida reallocates Monsanto science donation to food pantry

Beverly James | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The University of Florida ...

Breeding tastier tomatoes: Are there better options?

Jeff Klinkenberg | 
Not long ago, I read about a scientist named Harry Klee, who is trying to make the world a better ...
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Anti-GMO Activism and Its Impact on Food Security

Kevin Folta | 
Activists have dismissed the opinions of the world’s leading scientists to undermine public trust in the benefits of GM crops ...
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Are consumer perceptions of biotech crops changing?

Edward Evans, Fredy Ballen | 
A new report from researchers at the University of Florida suggests that the public's perception of biotech crops could be ...
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Could mapped citrus greening genome save the Florida orange?

A University of Florida researcher has mapped the DNA genome of a new strain of citrus greening, which could help ...

Researchers identify gene that allows corn to grow in poor conditions

The following is an edited excerpt. Approximately 30 percent of the world’s total land is too acidic to support crop ...
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