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How the Biden Administration can accelerate prosperity by fixing agricultural-biotech regulations

How the Biden Administration can accelerate prosperity by fixing agricultural-biotech regulations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The Biden administration has a rare opportunity to accelerate agricultural innovation and spur broad and lasting economic growth by taking ...
The mRNA vaccines battling COVID-19 are revolutionizing virus fighting strategies. Here’s how

The mRNA vaccines battling COVID-19 are revolutionizing virus fighting strategies. Here’s how

Genetic Literacy Project | 
British economist Thomas Babington Macaulay challenged a thread of pessimism writing in 1830: “On what principle is it that, when ...
Podcast: Debunking ‘dangerous’ anti-GMO misinformation that harms developing countries

Podcast: Debunking ‘dangerous’ anti-GMO misinformation that harms developing countries

Crops and foods improved through biotechnology, popularly known as “GMOs” (for “genetically modified organisms”) remain at the center of a ...
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Gene-edited crops and animals: Best-kept secrets in the fight against climate change

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Advances in gene editing over the past decade have given scientists new tools to tailor the biochemistry of nearly any ...
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Viewpoint: Expanding organic agriculture could make another pandemic more likely

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Modern technology and agricultural intensification are the proven path to a safer future ...
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Viewpoint: It’s time to stop ‘worrying’ whether gene-edited plants and animals are GMOs—and set aside senseless regulations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Finding the best path starts with understanding what gene editing actually is -- and isn't ...

Viewpoint: Outgoing FDA chief Scott Gottlieb scored some wins, but dropped the ball on food labeling, gene-edited plants and animals

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Gottlieb’s policy proposals for FDA oversight of gene-edited plants and animals were as inexplicable as they were inconsistent with longstanding U.S. policy ...

Getting out of the gene-editing mess created by Chinese scientist He Jiankui

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There have always been rogues willing to carve their own paths no matter what the cost to others. But how ...

Viewpoint: Here’s why organic farming needs GMOs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
“Civilization has been built on genetically modified plants.” — Nina V. Fedoroff, Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientists View of Genetically ...
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Viewpoint: Why the USDA decided not to over-regulate CRISPR crops—and what it means for agriculture’s future

Genetic Literacy Project | 
On 28 March, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that “USDA does not regulate or have any plans to regulate plants that could ...
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Viewpoint: FDA should crack down on food safety misinformation

[Editor's note: Val Giddings is a senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The following is part of a letter ...
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Agricultural biotechnology regulations are a mess — Here’s how Trump can unshackle innovation

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For ideological or political reasons unsupported by data, and drawing on risk paradigms decades out of date, the US imposes ...
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2016 was not a good year for crop biotechnology and science

Forbes | 
Editor's note: The piece below was written by Wayne Parrot, professor of crop science at the University of Georgia, and Val ...
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Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from ‘equivocating’ National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Nature Biotechnology | 
Science is not democratic. The National Academies of Sciences report muddied the debate about GE crop yields, gave undue credence ...

Why genetic engineering is blocked from eradicating ‘world’s deadliest killer’—disease-carrying mosquitoes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A GMO mosquitoes that could eliminate disease-carrying wild ones has succeded in field trials in the Caymans, Panama, and Brazil ...
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Scientists’ ‘Open Letter’ to NY Times’ Public Editor brightlines Danny Hakim’s ‘misleading’ GMO article

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Seven prominent scientists and academicians from around the world challenge the New York Times' ethics editor to correct the public ...
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Rogue GMO wheat in Washington State? Latest anti-GMO attempt to pump scare fizzles

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Unnecessary anti-GMO panic highlights bankruptcy of current crop agricultural regulatory system ...
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110 Nobel Laureates to Greenpeace: Stick with science, don’t block Golden Rice

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A letter from 107 Nobel Laureates calls on Greenpeace, the UN, and Governments around the world to support and advance ...
Did National Academies report understate yield benefits of GMO crops?

Did National Academies report understate yield benefits of GMO crops?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The National Academies report on GMOs delivered a clear answer on the subject of to safety to humans, but less ...
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Why did global GMO crop acreage decline in 2015?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A recent report stated that acreage for genetically modified crops declined in 2015, does this mean farmers are moving away ...

Did CRISPR gene-edited mushroom really “escape” regulation?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The USDA decided it will not regulate a CRISPR gene edited mushroom. Is this an example of a failure of ...
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USDA: GMOs represent cost savings for consumers and benefits for farmers, environment

Genetic Literacy Project | 
USDA report examines the costs for farmers of producing only organic, GMOs, or non-GMOs. Its conclusions are questionable ...

Anti-GMO activism could cost world’s poorest nations $1.5 trillion over 35 years

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The current restrictive climate for agricultural biotech has erected significant barriers to the economic development of the world's poorest nations ...

What do GMO crops have to do with herbicide resistance?

Food Insight | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Lately, we’ve been hearing ...

GMO food labeling bill opens door to political interference in science

On Thursday, July 23, the “DARK” side took a hit. By a vote of 275 to 150, the House of ...

Saletan’s Slate on target expose of GMO fear mongering overstates corporate influence

The title of William Saletan’s July 15 j’accuse in Slate, “Unhealthy Fixation” is spot on, but the subtitle really nails ...
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False alarms raised by groups demanding stricter GMO regulations

There have been calls recently from predictable sources demanding “tougher regulations for genetically engineered (GE) crops under the federal Plant ...
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IARC’s designates herbicide 2,4-D ‘possibly carcinogenic’ but no data suggesting carcinogenicity

Innovation Files | 
A near kin to the GMO controversies that ITIF deconstructed earlier this year in a comprehensive guide for policymakers is ...
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