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US, Kenya free-trade agreement could end run African nation’s ‘entrenched’ anti-GMO interests

Anti-biotech activists and sentiment are entrenched throughout Africa, but U.S. farm groups and businesses are hoping a free-trade agreement with ...
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Why we need globalization: Locally grown food could only feed 27% of the world’s population

It is true that in North America and much of Europe you can grow plenty of wheat locally, but in ...
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Restricting trade to clamp down on coronavirus may lead to food shortages

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, fears of a deep global recession are mounting. Some also fear that food supplies ...
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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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Parliament pressures EU nations to restrict GMOs with non-binding vote opposing 4 biotech crop imports

The European Parliament objected to proposed EU approval to import four genetically modified crops, in a series of Nov. 14 ...
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EU food safety commissioner: Ban on GMO crop imports could spell ‘disaster’ for Europe’s economy

The fight against the importation of genetically-modified (GM) feed or food in Europe has been labelled as “scaremongering” and “a ...
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Thailand glyphosate ban threatens over $500 million worth of American crop exports, USDA warns

Thailand’s ban on three chemicals used in farming that its government deemed hazardous could threaten imports of American agricultural products ...
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Roundup on trial: Glyphosate-cancer legal battle threatens US farm exports

Earlier [in September], a second Wyoming man filed a federal lawsuit against the agribusiness giant, Monsanto. It’s one of more ...
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China to increase farm imports from US as two nations call for ceasefire in ‘multibillion-dollar tariff war’

President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on [June 29] to resume trade talks after a seven-week breakdown, ...
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Sen. Chuck Grassley: EU hostility to biotech, conventional agriculture shouldn’t be allowed to ‘scuttle’ trade talks with US

When trade representatives visit me to discuss biotechnology products, often the first thing I do is eat a genetically modified ...
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China’s lengthy GMO crop approval process cuts US agriculture profits $5 billion over five years

China’s approval process for biotech crops is beset by regulatory hurdles and delays that have cost U.S. companies billions of ...
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New North American trade deal boosts US agriculture, fosters biotech innovation, farm group says

When NAFTA was signed more than 25 years ago, it was the best trade deal U.S. agriculture had ever seen ...
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US agriculture official slams EU’s ‘backward-looking’ GMO crop import rules

A U.S. agriculture official took a swipe at the European Union’s import policies in agriculture, a sector America has been ...
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China’s approval of 5 GMO crop imports could fuel investment boom in biotech research

Lost in the news of contentious U.S.-China trade disputes was a meaningful regulatory approval that will improve agriculture around the ...
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CRISPR gene editing offers hope for struggling French seed maker Vilmorin

U.S. sanctions against Iran and a slide in Turkey’s currency are contributing to an uncertain short-term outlook for seed maker ...
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

In the crop science industry, China has a reputation for taking a long, long time to approve new genetically modified ...
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USDA: New US-Mexico trade agreement supports crop biotechnology previously blocked by Mexico

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue ... issued the following statement regarding the announcement on trade between the United States ...
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Viewpoint: Not all US farmers are yet being hurt by the tariff trade war with China—but the future is shaky

Farmers like to say that you can't count on a harvest until it actually comes in — but I'm ready ...
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Should the European Union continue to fund anti-science and unaccountable NGO non-profits?

Public tax money in Europe is being given with limited or no accountability to organizations actively working to undermine consensus ...