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US China GMO corn trade 33828

Viewpoint: USMCA North American trade deal sets precedent for sensible worldwide biotech crop regulations

Robert Arnason | 
In the crop science industry, China has a reputation for taking a long, long time to approve new genetically modified ...
Conflicting pesticide regulations may fuel needless food safety disputes

Conflicting pesticide regulations may fuel needless food safety disputes

Paul Pryce | 
Since 1961, the Codex Alimentarius has provided a common set of standards for food safety, ranging from nutrition labeling to ...
Neonicotinoids bees 423427

Did Canada overestimate the risks of neonicotinoid pesticides?

Robert Arnason | 
On Aug. 16, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency proposed to ban all outdoor uses of [the neonicotinoids] clothianidin and ...
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Viewpoint: Public’s support for Canadian neonicotinoid ban obscures bigger threats to bee health

Robert Arnason | 
On Aug. 15 .... Health Canada held a news conference to explain why it was banning neonicotinoid insecticides .... Health ...
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Viewpoint: Rapid advance of gene editing tools will make biotech regulations obsolete

D'Arce McMillan | 
The case of the unapproved genetically modified wheat plants showing up alongside an oil well access road in Alberta is ...
GMO wheat Canada 32737

Viewpoint: GMO wheat fiasco highlights weaknesses in Canada’s food regulation system

Canadian grain officials are confident that a visiting delegation from Japan will be satisfied that Canada’s wheat system does not ...
GMO wheat Canada 328327

How did GMO wheat end up in a ditch in Canada? We may never know

Sean Pratt | 
It appears the public will never know how Monsanto’s Roundup Ready trait ended up in wheat plants discovered in Alberta ...
neonicotinoid seed treatment 32773

Canada to decide on neonicotinoid restrictions this summer

Robert Arnason | 
The fate of two neonicotinoid seed treatments, applied to almost all of the canola and corn seeds in Canada and ...
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Are farmers the key to countering glyphosate fearmongering?

Robert Arnason | 
The public conversation around glyphosate is all flowing in one direction. A cluster of environmental campaigners, organic food activists and ...
Canada gene edit crops 323787

Canadian plant scientists anxiously await word on how gene-edited crops will be regulated

Sean Pratt | 
Canadian breeders and seed technology companies are anxious about how regulators will handle new crops developed through gene editing. Gene ...
greenpeace golden rice gmo 3277097

Viewpoint: Health Canada right to approve GMO Golden Rice as ‘safe for sale’

Health Canada’s decision to approve Golden Rice as safe for sale in Canada is the right move, despite complaints by ...
Canada canola 34537

Neonicotinoid insecticide levels ‘well below’ those toxic to aquatic life in Canada, research shows

Robin Booker | 
A study into the presence of neonicotinoids in Canadian waterways suggests a ban or restriction of neonicotinoid seed treatments is ...
herbicide canola GMO 473274

Non-GMO herbicide-tolerant canola to be grown in Canada this year

Robert Arnason | 
Supporting modern agriculture while also selling into the market for non-genetically modified food seems like a contradiction. But an American ...
GMO herbicide 4327378

What non-farmers should know about the risks and benefits of herbicide-resistant GMO crops

Graham Scoles | 
Editor's note: Graham Scoles is a plant scientist at the University of Saskatchewan While engaging in an online debate around genetically ...
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Cargill tries to balance science and its embrace of Non-GMO label

Robert Arnason | 
About 9 months ago Cargill sent out a tweet that unintentionally offended, and profoundly offended, thousands of North American farmers ...
Viewpoint: Preaching to the choir won't win over GMO skeptics

Viewpoint: Preaching to the choir won’t win over GMO skeptics

Robert Arnason | 
Editor's note: Robert Arnason is an agriculture journalist. In 2017 I interviewed about 800 to 1,200 people about agriculture, agronomy, ...
Viewpoint: Challenges to glyphosate, neonic safety shows science under attack from 'viral misinformation'

Viewpoint: Challenges to glyphosate, neonic safety shows science under attack from ‘viral misinformation’

Robert Arnason | 
The news of scientific prejudice [in the decision by IARC stating that glyphosate was a likely carcinogen, on top of ...
Opinions on GMOs less swayed by facts as food becomes synonymous with religion

Opinions on GMOs less swayed by facts as food becomes synonymous with religion

Robert Arnason | 
Personal food preferences aren’t really a rational choice. They’re more like an ideology that’s bordering on a religion. ... Gillian ...
Plant scientist: 'Needless and expensive' GMO crop regulations hurt less-developed countries

Plant scientist: ‘Needless and expensive’ GMO crop regulations hurt less-developed countries

Graham Scoles | 
[Editor’s note: Graham Scoles is a plant science professor at the University of Saskatchewan.] About 30 years ago, Canada and other ...
Viewpoint: US Right to Know uses 'big tobacco strategy' to attack, discredit, scare academics

Viewpoint: US Right to Know uses ‘big tobacco strategy’ to attack, discredit, scare academics

Stuart Smyth | 
[Editor's note: Stuart Smyth is a professor in the University of 
Saskatchewan’s agricultural and resource economics department and holds the ...
Canada delays neonicotinoid insecticide ban decision until at least December 2017

Canada delays neonicotinoid insecticide ban decision until at least December 2017

Robert Arnason | 
Health Canada won’t issue a final decision on whether it will ban imidacloprid [until at least December 2017], says a ...
Health Canada's proposed ban of a neonicotinoid pesticide draws criticism

Health Canada’s proposed ban of a neonicotinoid pesticide draws criticism

Robert Arnason | 
In November, Health Canada said that a nation-wide ban of imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide, was necessary because the chemical is ...
USDA: Organic corn and soy more profitable than conventional crops despite higher costs

USDA: Organic corn and soy more profitable than conventional crops despite higher costs

Sean Pratt | 
Organic corn and soybean production is far more profitable than conventional, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis. The ...

German food policy expert says supermarkets, not consumers, drive demand for GMO-free food

Contrary to what most North American farmers believe, finicky European food trends are not driven by consumer demand or ivory ...
Farmers' view: NYT's GMO analysis ignores environmental benefits of GMO crops

Farmers’ view: NYT’s GMO analysis ignores environmental benefits of GMO crops

Stuart Smyth | 
[Editor’s note: A recent article in the New York Times claims that GMO crops have not lived up to their promises ...
Organic meat, dairy dependent on loosely regulated imported feed

Organic meat, dairy dependent on loosely regulated imported feed

[F]eed for organically raised livestock is pouring into Canada and the United States from other countries. . . . ...
Is EU's anti-GMO stance holding back developing countries?

Is EU’s anti-GMO stance holding back developing countries?

Sean Pratt | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Europe isn’t about to ...

Pending EU decision whether to regulate CRISPR gene editing as GMOs raises trade fears

Robert Arnason | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It appears the European ...