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CRISPR crops ‘aren’t GMOs,’ France says, challenging EU’s strict gene-editing regulations

CRISPR crops ‘aren’t GMOs,’ France says, challenging EU’s strict gene-editing regulations

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France sees crops developed using gene-editing techniques as different to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and opposes a European Union court ...
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France enacts more glyphosate weedkiller restrictions as it moves toward full ‘phase out’ by 2021

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France’s health and environment agency announced restrictions on weedkiller glyphosate in farming, but stopped short of a full ban in ...
As France phases out common pesticides, regulator says farmers still need crop chemicals to control new plant diseases

As France phases out common pesticides, regulator says farmers still need crop chemicals to control new plant diseases

Reuters | 
France needs to retain pesticides to combat new plant diseases spread by international trade and climate change even as it ...
france roundup

France bans 36 glyphosate weed killers, citing products’ potential to damage DNA

Reuters | 
French health and environment agency ANSES said on [Dec. 9] it was banning glyphosate-based weedkillers that represent most of the ...
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Almost 10% of French farms now organic, as switch from conventional hits new record

Reuters | 
A record number of French farms switched to organic production [2018], helped by the grains sector catching on to the ...
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French farmers destroy 18,000 hectares of rapeseed, double previous estimates, after discovering illegal GMO crops

Reuters | 
French farmers destroyed a total of 18,000 hectares of rapeseed, more than double the area initially expected, following the discovery ...
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CRISPR gene editing offers hope for struggling French seed maker Vilmorin

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

GMO maize still banned in France despite court overturning 2014 law

Reuters | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. France's top administrative court ...

France moves step closer to total ban on neonicotinoid pesticides

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. French lawmakers approved plans ...

Gene research can improve crops by traditional methods

Reuters | 
Advances in understanding the genetic makeup of plants could ultimately help to produce more resilient, higher-yielding crops, the head of ...
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