Roundup regulation revision? Biden EPA asks federal court to allow it to reassess glyphosate, weighing ‘ecological risks and benefits’

Roundup regulation revision? Biden EPA asks federal court to allow it to reassess glyphosate, weighing ‘ecological risks and benefits’

The Biden EPA has asked a federal court for a chance to review and possibly revise parts of the agency's ...
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Facing EPA skepticism and a slew of suits targeting Xtend cropping system, Corteva ends development of their dicamba-choline weedkiller

[Corteva Agriscience] opted to end the EPA registration process underway for a novel dicamba herbicide containing a dicamba choline salt ...
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25 years of GMOs: 4 farmers weigh in on the costs and benefits of biotech crops

[29-year-old Lewis] Stearns is part of a generation of farmers that has grown up with GM technology, which now is ...
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EPA blocks state-level attempts to ease restrictions on drift-prone dicamba weedkiller

EPA said it intends to deny an attempt by North Carolina to extend the cutoff dates for dicamba to accommodate ...
‘Green’ politics and consumer uncertainty keep GM crops outlawed in Europe. Will gene editing change the legal landscape?

‘Green’ politics and consumer uncertainty keep GM crops outlawed in Europe. Will gene editing change the legal landscape?

Agronomy grad student Frederik Vilhelm Larsen, at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, wants to explore all the science that ...
Gene gun: The tool that revolutionized plant breeding and brought GMOs into agriculture

Gene gun: The tool that revolutionized plant breeding and brought GMOs into agriculture

A plywood-mounted transformer, a voltmeter-equipped wand and a pair of bulbous vacuum tubes might appear to be just a random ...
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25 years of GM crops: Biotechnology a blessing to many farmers, but not without costs

Brent Rendel, who started farming in the early 1990s, easily remembers how magical Roundup Ready crops seemed and the awe ...
Streamlining animal biotech rules unlikely as FDA rejects USDA proposal to take over regulation, citing ‘potential health repercussions’

Streamlining animal biotech rules unlikely as FDA rejects USDA proposal to take over regulation, citing ‘potential health repercussions’

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn has told the Health and Human Services Department that he would refuse to ...
Cell-cultured 'chicken bites': Cruelty-free meat produced in a lab without slaughtering an animal approved for sale for first time, in Singapore

Cell-cultured ‘chicken bites’: Cruelty-free meat produced in a lab without slaughtering an animal approved for sale for first time, in Singapore

[C]ultured meat, produced in bioreactors without the slaughter of an animal, has been approved for sale by a regulatory authority ...
EU defends pro-organic Farm-to-Fork plan against USDA criticism that it will boost global food prices

EU defends pro-organic Farm-to-Fork plan against USDA criticism that it will boost global food prices

The EU Farm to Fork Strategy potentially sets up a long-term battle between the U.S. and Europe over farm practices, ...
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