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New gene-editing techniques like CRISPR can be detected, but can’t be distinguished from “natural” genetic changes. Should regulators and the public care?
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
One of the world largest banana tissue companies says the trial results are “very exiting” but is keeping key details on the down-low.
The FAO’s international treaty works to strengthen global food security by promoting the conservation and sharing of agricultural plant genetic resources.
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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.
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