Viewpoint: GMO skeptics abuse UN Biodiversity Conference to promote anti-biotech agenda | Genetic Literacy Project

Countless people continue to suffer and die needlessly as a result of the arbitrary and unscientific restrictions forged at the UN.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/06/22/viewpoint-gmo-skeptics-abuse-un-biodiversity-conference-to-perpetuate-anti-biotech-agenda/

Bayer glyphosate deal doesn’t apply to Canada | The Western Producer

Bayer is committing more than US $10 billion to resolve U.S. lawsuits connected to Roundup, the company announced today. But the agreements, between Bayer
— Read on www.producer.com/2020/06/bayer-glyphosate-deal-doesnt-apply-to-canada/

Viewpoint: GMO skeptics abuse UN Biodiversity Conference to promote anti-biotech agenda | Genetic Literacy Project

Countless people continue to suffer and die needlessly as a result of the arbitrary and unscientific restrictions forged at the UN.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/06/22/viewpoint-gmo-skeptics-abuse-un-biodiversity-conference-to-perpetuate-anti-biotech-agenda/

Outlook into the future regulatory landscape for genome editing – SAIFood

Genome editing offers a real promise for future agriculture thanks to new breeding techniques (NBTs) that are evolving technology targeting changes in plant genetic material.
— Read on saifood.ca/regulatory-new-breeding-techniques/

Disaster interrupted: Which farming system better preserves insect populations: Organic or conventional? | Genetic Literacy Project

A three-year run of fragmentary Armageddon-like studies had primed the journalism pumps and settled the media framing about the future
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/06/17/disaster-interrupted-which-farming-system-better-preserves-insect-populations-organic-or-conventional/

Are we facing an ‘Insect Apocalypse’ caused by ‘intensive, industrial’ farming and agricultural chemicals? The media say yes; Science says ‘no’ | Genetic Literacy Project

he media call it the “Insect Apocalypse”. In the past three years, the phrase has become an accepted truth of the journalism literati, and usually
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/06/16/are-we-facing-an-insect-armageddon-caused-by-intensive-industrial-farming-and-agricultural-chemicals-the-media-say-yes-science-says-no/

Outlook into the future regulatory landscape for genome editing – SAIFood

Genome editing offers a real promise for future agriculture thanks to new breeding techniques (NBTs) that are evolving technology targeting changes in plant genetic material.
— Read on saifood.ca/regulatory-new-breeding-techniques/

Canada: Growing red pepper portfolio helps red pepper growers

Following crop visits in and around British Columbia, Hans van Haeff with Syngenta reports on the red pepper variety Gina and introduces Kalvijn (PR09518). In addition, Plant Products Seed…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9225278/canada-growing-red-pepper-portfolio-helps-red-pepper-growers/

Viewpoint: At $17/pound, vertically farmed vegetables are nowhere near sustainable | Genetic Literacy Project

On the city council of Jersey City, New Jersey on awarding a three-year, $1 million contract to the company AeroFarms to build 11 vertical gardens on city
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/06/11/viewpoint-at-17-pound-vertically-farmed-vegetables-are-nowhere-near-sustainable/