Impossible Food's GM ingredient that gives its meatless burgers their meaty taste upheld as 'safe' by federal court, rejecting Center for Food Safety suit

Impossible Food’s GM ingredient that gives its meatless burgers their meaty taste upheld as ‘safe’ by federal court, rejecting Center for Food Safety suit

When the Center for Food Safety brought the approval of Impossible Foods' heme ingredient to the federal courts, its reasoning ...
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Viewpoint: ‘It is high time Indian farming transforms into precision agriculture by using modern tools of biotechnology'

Viewpoint: ‘It is high time Indian farming transforms into precision agriculture by using modern tools of biotechnology’

The potential of genetic engineering is immense, with gene editing opening up the possibility of cures to hereditary diseases. Similarly, ...
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Over 2,000 Nigerian farmers ready to grow GM cowpea this year

More than 2,000 Nigerian farmers are planning to plant Bt cowpea, the country’s first genetically modified food crop, in July ...
In ‘urgent plea’ for organic farming to allow biotechnology, researchers say Europe’s Farm to Fork program ‘will likely fail’ without it

In ‘urgent plea’ for organic farming to allow biotechnology, researchers say Europe’s Farm to Fork program ‘will likely fail’ without it

An international research team, including scientists from Wageningen University & Research [WUR] in the Netherlands, says that unless the EU ...
Viewpoint: ‘Deep structural flaws’ plague Nigeria’s food system: ‘Gene-editing and the use of genetically modified organisms need to be mobilized’

Viewpoint: ‘Deep structural flaws’ plague Nigeria’s food system: ‘Gene-editing and the use of genetically modified organisms need to be mobilized’

During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban ...
Viewpoint: Can European Commission reverse 20 years of backward, precautionary regulation of crop biotechnology? CRISPR presents an opportunity

Viewpoint: Can European Commission reverse 20 years of backward, precautionary regulation of crop biotechnology? CRISPR presents an opportunity

The expected report of the European Commission on “new genomic techniques” was published as announced before the end of April ...
Viewpoint: Higher food prices, increased food insecurity, trade impacts? The EU’s Farm to Fork strategy has devastating potential outcomes

Viewpoint: Higher food prices, increased food insecurity, trade impacts? The EU’s Farm to Fork strategy has devastating potential outcomes

A recent study by the USDA Economic Research Service shows potential negative impacts to the global market if the European ...
Viewpoint: Anti-biotechnology groups lining up against proposal that USDA take over regulation of genetically engineered animals, claiming ‘unknown dangers’

Viewpoint: Anti-biotechnology groups lining up against proposal that USDA take over regulation of genetically engineered animals, claiming ‘unknown dangers’

A potential shift in regulatory authority and oversight from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to the USDA over genetically ...
'Current GMO legislation not fit for innovative technologies': European Commission calls for revamp of agricultural biotechnology rules to allow gene editing, promote sustainable farming

‘Current GMO legislation not fit for innovative technologies’: European Commission calls for revamp of agricultural biotechnology rules to allow gene editing, promote sustainable farming

The European Commission published, at the request of the Council, a study on New Genomic Techniques (NGTs). The study shows ...
Viewpoint: Countries that resist genetically engineered crops because of ‘distrust of technology’ and misplaced health and environmental fears will be left behind

Viewpoint: Countries that resist genetically engineered crops because of ‘distrust of technology’ and misplaced health and environmental fears will be left behind

As the share of genetically engineered crops produced internationally continues to grow, countries resistant to approve the technology face market ...
Draught-wracked Australia and Asia: Still unapproved sustainable genetically-engineered wheat poised for approval in Brazil could address climate change disruptions

Draught-wracked Australia and Asia: Still unapproved sustainable genetically-engineered wheat poised for approval in Brazil could address climate change disruptions

Bioceres is trying to succeed where no other company has before by selling genetically-modified wheat. While the vast majority of ...
Viewpoint: Big Ag is ‘cherry-picking sustainable practices’ and co-opting the language of agroecology

Viewpoint: Big Ag is ‘cherry-picking sustainable practices’ and co-opting the language of agroecology

[A] coalition of academics who are members of the Agroecology Research-Action Collective announced a boycott of the [UN’s 2021 Food ...
Kenyan farmers reap bountiful first harvest of GM cotton

Kenyan farmers reap bountiful first harvest of GM cotton

Winfred Kasambu, a 50-year-old farmer and a grandmother of two from Kenya’s Eastern region, is cherishing high hopes of prosperity ...
‘Lose-lose situation’: Facing unprofitable organic farming, Mexico cotton growers resort to illegally planting GMO seeds

‘Lose-lose situation’: Facing unprofitable organic farming, Mexico cotton growers resort to illegally planting GMO seeds

Cotton producers [in Mexico are using] illegal seeds due to the government's ban on using transgenics and due to lack ...
Back to court? 300 lawyers challenge Bayer’s $2 Billion settlement proposal for future Roundup class-action lawsuits

Back to court? 300 lawyers challenge Bayer’s $2 Billion settlement proposal for future Roundup class-action lawsuits

Tens of thousands of people have sued Monsanto owner Bayer AG alleging their non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other cancers were caused ...
Mexico 2024 glyphosate ban put on hold after Bayer successfully challenges presidential decree

Mexico 2024 glyphosate ban put on hold after Bayer successfully challenges presidential decree

A Mexican judge has sided with Bayer AG in a legal challenge to a government plan to prohibit glyphosate, according ...
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Viewpoint: 6 debunked anti-GMO talking points activists should abandon for good

The public still accepts some blatant untruths about biotechnology, food safety, and sustainability ...
'Blissfully unaware’: Many food manufacturers don’t realize new GM labeling law applies to them and are unprepared for end-of-year deadline

‘Blissfully unaware’: Many food manufacturers don’t realize new GM labeling law applies to them and are unprepared for end-of-year deadline

Compliance with the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) – which requires firms with annual sales of >$2.5m to label ...
Revamped regulations could accelerate Kenya’s GM, insect-resistant, Bt cotton approval

Revamped regulations could accelerate Kenya’s GM, insect-resistant, Bt cotton approval

Radical reforms in Kenya's agricultural sector are set to inject fresh impetus to Bt cotton farming in the country, should ...
How the Biden Administration can accelerate prosperity by fixing agricultural-biotech regulations

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

The Biden administration has a rare opportunity to accelerate agricultural innovation and spur broad and lasting economic growth by taking ...
US intelligence report predicts greater global role for biotechnology

US intelligence report predicts greater global role for biotechnology

Biotechnology could potentially account for about 20 percent of the global economy by 2040, with agricultural and manufacturing uses the ...
Market for CRISPR-edited crops will be limited by hazy global regulatory environment and societal ambivalence

Market for CRISPR-edited crops will be limited by hazy global regulatory environment and societal ambivalence

New breeding techniques pioneered by genome editing have gained substantial traction within the last decade, revolutionizing the plant breeding field ...
Overwhelming majority of Europeans support compulsory labeling of GM-derived food, claims study commissioned by EU Green group

Overwhelming majority of Europeans support compulsory labeling of GM-derived food, claims study commissioned by EU Green group

[A] report, commissioned by the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament and carried out by the polling organisation Ipsos, surveyed ...
International science denial: Top-5 activist groups spreading anti-GMO myths in Latin America

International science denial: Top-5 activist groups spreading anti-GMO myths in Latin America

The United States and Europe are home to some of the most influential anti-biotechnology advocacy groups in the world. They ...
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Viewpoint: Spend $83,000 on organic food to prevent cancer? Here’s why you should save your money

The alternative health advocates at Natural News recommend you spend an additional $83,000 on organic food to avoid cancer and ...
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‘Let the government arrest us’: India’s farmers will plant more illegal glyphosate-tolerant cotton to protest GM crop restrictions

It is illegal to grow [herbicide-tolerant Bt (HTBt)] cotton in India since the Government has not cleared it for commercial ...
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