CRISPR conundrum: Is there a line between GMOs and ‘natural’ crops when genes are edited? | Genetic Literacy Project

New gene-editing techniques like CRISPR can be detected, but can’t be distinguished from “natural” genetic changes. Should regulators and the public care?

Source: CRISPR conundrum: Is there a line between GMOs and ‘natural’ crops when genes are edited? | Genetic Literacy Project

GMO disease-resistant bananas may be key to saving African staple | Genetic Literacy Project

Banana is an important staple food crop feeding more than 100 million Africans, but is subject to severe productivity constraints due to a range of pests a

Source: GMO disease-resistant bananas may be key to saving African staple | Genetic Literacy Project

Transparency Is Key To Consumer Acceptance Of New Technology

Can gene-editing technology avoid the stigma associated with GMOs? Center for Food Integrity research says food and agricultural companies must engage consumers on health, safety and nutrition concerns.

Source: Transparency Is Key To Consumer Acceptance Of New Technology

Disease-resistant GMO banana field trial approved in Australia | Genetic Literacy Project

A trial of genetically modified bananas will begin south of Darwin in a few months after a five-year trial received approval from the gene technology regul

Source: Disease-resistant GMO banana field trial approved in Australia | Genetic Literacy Project