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Following Golden Rice approval, Philippines poised to implement rules to accommodate GMO animals, CRISPR crops

The Philippines continues to be a regional biotechnology leader. Golden Rice (GR2E) field tests were harvested in October 2019 and ...
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Video: Filipino farmers ‘clamor’ for access to GMO insect-resistant Bt eggplant

SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center (SEARCA BIC) releases The Bt Eggplant Story, a new video series that documents the development of Bt ...
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GMO Golden Rice meets safety standards set by Philippines, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, assessment shows

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) persists as a major public health nutrition problem, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Severe ...
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Viewpoint: “On the wrong side of humanity and science”, Greenpeace Philippines launches last gasp effort to derail GMO Golden Rice approval

The time has come for all parties to embrace this humanitarian innovation ...
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Philippines legislature advances bill to expedite 65-month-long GMO crop approval process

The House Committee on Science and Technology has approved a bill seeking to eliminate the regulatory complications hampering the commercial ...
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Neurologist Steven Novella: Greenpeace opposition to Golden Rice approval will be ‘enduring stain’ on activist group’s reputation

[T]he Philippines have just approved Golden Rice as safe for human and animal consumption .... The Philippines is the first ...
Anti-GMO groups in the Philippines launch campaign challenging Golden Rice approval

Anti-GMO groups in the Philippines launch campaign challenging Golden Rice approval

The Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) condemned [Dec. 19] the approval of the genetically-modified crop [Golden ...
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Philippines is first! Long-delayed Vitamin A-enhanced Golden Rice greenlighted, bucking activist opposition

The fortified food addresses vitamin A deficiency, which kills an estimated 670,000 children each year ...
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Philippines approves nutritionally-enhanced GMO Golden Rice for human consumption

After rigorous biosafety assessment, Golden Rice “has been found to be as safe as conventional rice" by the Philippine Department ...
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Viewpoint: Proposed Philippines biotech authority could streamline GMO crop approvals, help farmers battle hunger

According to the biotech timeline prepared by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), the modern biotechnology ...
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Food safety officials reject Golden Rice-cancer link as Philippines inches toward commercializing the GMO crop

GOLDEN RICE, developed by biotechnologists to address Vitamin A deficiency, is still in the process of completing field trials before ...
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Golden Rice: The GMO crop loved by humanitarians, opposed by Greenpeace

Golden Rice is back in the news as the Philippines and Bangladesh move closer towards approval of the GMO food ...
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No ‘meaningful difference’ between GMO golden rice and conventional counterpart, except for boosted beta-carotene levels, study confirms

Compositional analyses were performed on samples of rice grain, straw, and derived bran obtained from golden rice event GR2E and ...
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US farmers to plant new biotech soybeans as DowDuPont receives final international regulatory approval

DowDuPont Inc has won the final international regulatory approval needed, from the Philippines, for a global launch of a new ...
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Slow-moving bureaucracy in the Philippines could block launch of new GMO soybeans in US, Canada

A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont’s launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the ...
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There is a ‘broad scientific consensus’ on GMO crop safety, expert affirms

Despite the long enunciated national policy of safe, responsible use of modern biotechnology, a few local government units in the ...
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Vitamin-fortified Golden Rice moves one step closer to commercialization in the Philippines

A variety of Oryza sativa (rice) genetically engineered using recombinant DNA technology, Golden Rice contains beta carotene, an antioxidant which ...
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Activists ‘storm’ Philippine Rice Research Institute to protest field trials of vitamin-fortified Golden Rice

A group of farmers [on November 7] stormed the headquarters of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) to protest the ...
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Video: Filipino farmer shares insider tips for spreading GMO acceptance in developing world

To mark the occasion of World Food Day, farmers from around the world will convene in Iowa to share thoughts ...
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U.S. investments in biotech fuel Philippine agricultural boom

Biotechnology in the Philippines is so important that a new biotechnology center is being built to support the Philippine Department ...
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UK GM wheat trial highlights costs of violent activism

The failure of GM wheat developed by UK researchers to repel pests not only highlighted the scientific process, but also ...