Chile poised to tackle food shortages and climate change with ‘Golden Apple’ and other CRISPR-edited crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Chile’s intense political unrest exacerbated by months of COVID-19 quarantine has temporarily overshadowed a relentless environmental
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/09/01/chile-developing-a-golden-apple-and-fruits-that-grow-in-the-desert/

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

CRISPR-edited canola slated for 2021 field trials, moving crop closer to commercialization | Genetic Literacy Project

Yield10 Bioscience….announced that it has obtained a positive response from USDA-APHIS’s Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) for its CRISPR
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/19/crispr-edited-canola-slated-for-2021-field-trials-moving-crop-closer-to-commercialization/

CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025- Crop Biotech Update (August 12, 2020) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025- Crop Biotech Update (August 12, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

Viewpoint: Europe can’t produce enough food if it cuts use of farm chemicals but opposes gene editing | Genetic Literacy Project

Europe is asking its farmers to use fewer pesticides and less fertilizer, while still producing the same amount of food. If European governments were
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/18/viewpoint-europe-cant-produce-enough-food-if-it-cuts-use-of-farm-chemicals-but-opposes-gene-editing/

Just 7 years old, CRISPR gene editing is making food more nutritious and battling COVID | Genetic Literacy Project

Just seven years ago, the Broad Institute’s Feng Zhang, PhD, and Harvard geneticist George Church, PhD, separately demonstrated that in human cell
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/05/just-7-years-old-crispr-gene-editing-is-making-food-more-nutritious-and-battling-covid/

Podcast: How 1970s fat-free fad launched organic, non-GMO and other ‘absurd’ labeling schemes | Genetic Literacy Project

o walk the aisles of your local grocery store and see how many products are being marketed for what they are ­not. Fat Free, Sugar Free, Gluten Free,
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/03/podcast-how-1970s-fat-free-fad-launched-organic-non-gmo-and-other-absurd-labeling-schemes/

Podcast: Global population crash; Pesticide bans backfire; beef producing CRISPR male cows | Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR could enable farmers to produce more beef from fewer cattle, boosting farm sustainability. Lawsuits designed to get pesticides and GMO crops off
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/05/podcast-global-population-crash-pesticide-bans-backfire-beef-producing-crispr-male-cows/