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Food And Agriculture

On Nov 19, 2020
@gmopundit shared
RT @GeneticLiteracy: The application to release of Bt cowpea has been submitted to the Ghana National Biosafety Authority for approval. https://t.co/RKxx41DECM @isaaa_org
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Ghana recognizes crop biotech as ‘vital tool’ in food security battle

Ghana recognizes crop biotech as ‘vital tool’ in food security battle

Ghana continues to be open for import of GM crops, with no restrictions to feed and feed products from other regions. This is according to the

On Nov 23, 2020
@AgBioWorld shared
Hypocrites! Europe imports million of tons GMO products from overseas, this list getting larger yet they persist with dishonorable hypocrisy of not approving their cultivation home resulting in enormous economic losses for its own farmers. Shame! https://t.co/f4KeTJkTP2
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Viewpoint: Italy’s GMO restrictions cripple efforts to expand sustainable farming

Viewpoint: Italy’s GMO restrictions cripple efforts to expand sustainable farming

The GMO and GE technologies are complementary and indispensable for the release of new plants able to solve new emergencies that can affect global food

On Nov 23, 2020
@JonEntine shared
Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing @luisventura is a biologist and Plant Genetic Resources International Platform Fellow at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences https://t.co/yqsERUVidb
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Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing

Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing

The latest sign that Europe's opposition to crop biotechnology may be fading hit headlines late last month. On October 19, the EU's agriculture ministers

On Nov 20, 2020
@GeneticLiteracy shared
Soy, maize, rice and wheat crop yields are all likely to decrease as the planet continues to get warmer. https://t.co/1MnIskM4fW @JoanConrow @ScienceAlly
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Global crop yields projected to drop as temperatures rise, new study finds

Global crop yields projected to drop as temperatures rise, new study finds

The warmer temperatures associated with climate change are projected to significantly reduce yields of the world’s staple food crops, a new analysis

On Nov 23, 2020
@ASA_Soybeans shared
Read ASA's fall cover story to "meet" our dedicated in-house policy team and learn how they're "sowing seeds for future success" here: https://t.co/zqJ9T5QR5o #AgPolicy #USSOY #SoyLeaders
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A Hundred Years Later, Plowing New Ground

A Hundred Years Later, Plowing New Ground

By Wendy Brannen and Kayla Hedrick • From Fall 2020 American Soybean magazine Dedicated, in-house ASA policy team sowing seeds for future success In

On Nov 19, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
RT @ISAAASciSpeaks: Philippine National Biotech Week holds a technical forum on the environmental impact of #GMcrops. Join the forum here: https://t.co/KNhjheeZdq https://t.co/1aVMVlzkUy
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National Biotech Week Holds Technical Forum on Environmental Impact of GM Crops

National Biotech Week Holds Technical Forum on Environmental Impact of GM Crops

To help stakeholders understand the impact of genetically modified (GM) crops on the environment, SEARCA, the Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines, CropLife Asia, the Program for ...

On Nov 20, 2020
@RyanBethencourt shared
RT @GoodFoodInst: [email protected] takes a comprehensive look at #cultivatedmeat (and its many potential benefits) with insights from GFI, @RyanBethencourt, @WHO, and more: https://t.co/9PA2EpULMF
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Beyond the impossible: Lab-grown meat is better for the planet -- if you'll eat it

Beyond the impossible: Lab-grown meat is better for the planet -- if you'll eat it

But it has much larger hurdles than today's plant-based burgers and sausages.

On Nov 23, 2020
@GeneticLiteracy shared
Researchers say that the lack of public information on gene-edited crops could decrease trust and confidence as they enter the marketplace. https://t.co/c7BP26MuLF @NCState
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Viewpoint: USDA’s ‘lax’ gene-editing regulations could hurt consumer acceptance of CRISPR crops

Viewpoint: USDA’s ‘lax’ gene-editing regulations could hurt consumer acceptance of CRISPR crops

Researchers at North Carolina State University call for a coalition of biotech industry, government and non-government organizations, trade organizations,