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Washington Post: CRISPR-edited crops require careful oversight and regulations to calm consumer food safety concerns

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Thanks to a cutting-edge technology called gene editing, scientists can now turn plant genes “on” and “off” almost as easily ...
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Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto approved by US Justice Department after $9 billion spin-off agreement

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Federal antitrust regulators have granted agribusiness giants Bayer and Monsanto permission to merge after the two companies agreed to spin ...
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USDA allows ‘organic’ label for soil-less farming, upsetting movement’s founders

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The pioneers of the sustainable farming movement are mourning what they call the downfall of the organic program, following a Wednesday ...
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Video: Coffee’s status as world’s favorite drink threatened by climate change, shallow gene pool

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Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, a crop that requires specific temperatures to flourish and that is highly sensitive ...
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Will GMO-wary public embrace gene-edited food crops? ‘It’s more social science than science’

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Green stalks have only just begun to sprout in the test fields where biotech giant DuPont Pioneer is planting rows ...
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Controversy emerges over government-funded project to counter GMO food ‘misinformation’

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The Food and Drug Administration will fund a campaign to promote genetically modified organisms in food under a bipartisan agreement to ...
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New GMO book shifts debate from science to fears of ‘corporate control’ of food and farming

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The Pew Research Center recently polled Americans on their concerns about genetically modified foods. Predictably, given the popular consternation around ...

Non-browning Arctic Apple hit shelves February 1: Will they change consumers’ opinions about GMOs?

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The fruit, sold sliced and marketed under the brand Arctic Apple, could hit a cluster of Midwestern grocery stores as ...
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