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UK doesn’t want to ‘slavishly follow’ Europe’s pesticide, gene-edited crop rules, secretary of state says

Rural industries such as sheep farming are seeking answers as to what Brexit will mean for them. The implications of ...
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Consumer GMO fears could halt UK’s post-Brexit embrace of biotechnology

Since securing his premiership and withdrawal from the EU, Johnson has repeatedly made a point of championing deregulation and divergence ...
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Why Brexit could jump start UK GMO, CRISPR research—once stifled by ‘dead hand’ of EU regulation

Britain is really good at biology. In physics and chemistry, or painting and music, we have often failed to match ...
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21 senators urge UK to reject ‘antiquated’ EU food safety, biotech rules in new US trade deal

Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture – ...
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UK may lift ban on GMO-derived foods to secure post-Brexit trade deal with US

Genetically modified foods from America could end up on British supermarket shelves as part of a US trade deal. Ministers ...
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Post-Brexit rules on glyphosate, neonicotinoid pesticides may reveal UK’s willingness to break from EU regulations

Post-Brexit regulation of controversial pesticides including glyphosate and neonicotinoids could be test cases for how far the U.K. is prepared ...
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Viewpoint: With Conservative sweep of the ‘Brexit election’, Boris Johnson poised to steer the UK out of ‘outdated’ EU GMO, CRISPR regulations

If the UK replaces the EU's overly cautious biotech rules with a pro-innovation scheme, it could become a true global ...

American farmers urge UK to accept GMO crops, US food safety standards in post-Brexit trade deal

The UK must accept US food standards as part of any future trade deal with Washington, the head of America’s ...
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UK aquaculture researchers welcome Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pro-GMO, CRISPR stance as Brexit proceeds

Some of the most progressive researchers in the UK’s aquaculture biotechnology sphere have welcomed Boris Johnson’s pledge to support the ...
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Post Brexit UK ag biotech policy: USDA official calls European approach to GMOs and food safety ‘old-fashioned, based on traditions and not modern science’

Addressing The Scottish Farmer, amongst other UK journalists at a food show in Chicago, Foreign Agricultural Service administrator Ken Isley ...
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Brexit could free UK farmers to embrace CRISPR-edited crops, help meet global food demand, says UK former food and agricultural secretary

UK farming has been held back by the hostility of the EU to new technology, which is causing European research ...
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EU neonicotinoid insecticide ban, Brexit prompt some UK farmers to grow less risky crops to protect yields

The [UK] Paterson Farming Partnership is a joint venture between Worstead Farms, run by brothers Gavin, Bruce and Alex Paterson, ...

How Brexit will impact the future of farming, GMOs and gene editing in Britain and Europe

What does Brexit mean for crop and animal biotechnology in Britain or Europe? How might CRISPR and New Breeding Technologies ...

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