Science can rescue farming. Relaxing gene editing rules should be the start | Nick Talbot | The Guardian

As the UK prepares to approve genome editing, a leading food scientist argues it should also ease up on GM crops
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/19/science-can-rescue-farming-relaxing-gene-editing-rules-should-be-the-start

21st Century Fermentation: Disrupting More Than Our Food – Dirt To Dinner

Imagine if we could redesign nature by making a house out of mushrooms, growing seafood in a lab, or even combatting cancer using targeted genes from broccoli. These possibilities exist with innovations in fermentation and synthetic biology.
— Read on www.dirt-to-dinner.com/synthetic-biology-disrupting-food-and-more/

Harnessing biotechnology: Faced with 720 million undernourished people around the world, UN embraces genetic engineering and precision agriculture – Genetic Literacy Project

In 2020, between 720 and 811 million people were undernourished globally, around 161 million more people than in 2019. Conflict in protracted situations,
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/14/harnessing-biotechnology-faced-with-720-million-undernourished-people-around-the-world-un-embraces-genetic-engineering-and-precision-agriculture/

While Africa seeks to harmonize crop biotechnology regulations, activists ‘corporate infiltration’ narrative – Genetic Literacy Project

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified (GM) crops across the continent, officials said, amid criticism from
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/14/while-africa-seeks-to-harmonize-crop-biotechnology-regulations-activists-corporate-infiltration-narrative/

Viewpoint: ‘Neonicotinoids and other seed treatments are a precise tool and critical component of safe, integrated pest management practices’ — American Seed Association challenges ‘misunderstandings’ – Genetic Literacy Project

Neonicotinoids
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/14/viewpoint-neonicotinoids-and-other-seed-treatments-are-a-precise-tool-and-critical-component-of-safe-integrated-pest-management-practices-american-seed-association-challe/

“Trends in the snacking category influence our table grape breeding process”

“Trends in the snacking category influence our table grape breeding process”
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9355502/trends-in-the-snacking-category-influence-our-table-grape-breeding-process/

Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

Viewpoint: Why terms like ‘regenerative agriculture’ and ‘intensive farming’ are meaningless – Genetic Literacy Project

Quick: What do all of these terms have in common: Regenerative agriculture. Industrial agriculture. Organic agriculture. Non-GMO agriculture. Intensive
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/31/viewpoint-why-terms-like-regenerative-agriculture-and-intensive-farming-are-meaningless/