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General Mills urges suppliers to cut glyphosate use, citing growing consumer pesticide fears

Robert Arnason | 
General Mills, like all companies, needs happy and satisfied customers. That’s why it’s asking suppliers, farmers who produce oats, wheat, ...

CRISPR gene editing speeds efforts to breed disease-resistant wheat, cut nitrogen pollution

Michael Robin | 
Researchers from around the globe gathered in Saskatoon [in August], focused on making wheat more efficient and sustainable using the ...
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Decoded small hive beetle genome could help control invasive honeybee parasite

Margaret Evans | 
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service have deciphered the genome of a serious threat to honeybees ...
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Canadian farmers anticipate access to new GMO crops as US-China trade deal nears completion

Sean Pratt | 
Canadian farmers may benefit from the trade dispute between the United States and China to the tune of hundreds of ...

Vietnam’s glyphosate ban: Beginning of a dangerous global trend?

Vietnam’s decision to ban farmers from using glyphosate is troubling in three ways: it appears to rely on decisions set ...
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Drought, neonicotinoid insecticide ban cut EU’s canola yields 18 percent, USDA reports

Sean Pratt | 
The European Union is picking a good time to produce its second straight subpar rapeseed crop. The United States Department ...
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Consumer-focused CRISPR-edited crops may be key to building public trust in biotech

Robert Arnason | 
Gene editing has the potential to change agriculture, but only if consumers believe it’s a beneficial technology....The best way and ...
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Booming sales suggest non-browning Arctic apple could be breakthrough product, overcoming anti-GMO fears

Robert Arnason | 
Jack Bobo doesn’t hold back when talking about the Arctic Apple. He believes the non-browning apple could change how people ...

USDA bioengineered labeling rules reignite GMO transparency debate

Sean Pratt | 
Farm groups and food companies are pleased with a new United States labeling law governing genetically modified organisms, but non-GMO ...

Pro-farming social media campaigns haven’t changed consumer opinion on GMOs: Here’s why

Robert Arnason | 
It happens at almost every farm meeting in Canada. Someone gets up from their chair, walks over to the podium ...
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Will Canada rethink its proposed ban on neonicotinoid pesticides?

Robert Arnason | 
Health Canada scientists have been studying water monitoring data, from across the country, and the Pest Management Regulatory Agency may ...
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Forget Old McDonald, farmers must communicate consumer benefits of modern agriculture

Cam Dahl | 
Most farmers are reluctant to talk about modern agriculture. Our own industry advertisements promote the image of a farm with ...
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Viewpoint: Biotech industry must invest more in public outreach, or risk losing GMO debate to activists

Robert Arnason | 
Agri-food is a $110 billion industry in Canada. Canola, just canola, supports 250,000 jobs and has a $26 billion impact ...
Viewpoint: USMCA North American trade deal sets precedent for sensible worldwide biotech crop regulations

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 ...
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...