‘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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