International Team First to Successfully Stack Virus Resistance Plus Iron and Zinc Biofortification in a Non-Cereal Crop- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org

International Team First to Successfully Stack Virus Resistance Plus Iron and Zinc Biofortification in a Non-Cereal Crop- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: ‘Terminator seeds’—the anti-GMO bogeyman that never existed | Genetic Literacy Project

Although GMO sterile ‘terminator’ seeds never existed, the idea has distorted the discussion for decades.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/12/viewpoint-farewell-to-terminator-seeds-1995-2015-the-anti-gmo-movements-favorite-bogeyman/

Podcast: COVID vaccine fears mirror GMO skepticism; coronavirus and pregnancy; GM crops in organic farming | Genetic Literacy Project

he growing opposition to coronavirus vaccines bears striking resemblance to anti-GMO fears that have circulated online for more than 20 years. Pregnant
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/11/podcast-covid-vaccine-fears-mirror-gmo-skepticism-coronavirus-and-pregnancy-gm-crops-in-organic-farming/

‘Vitaminized potatoes’: Guatemala poised to begin distributing GM, pest-resistant spuds with more vitamin C, iron and zinc | Genetic Literacy Project

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei announced that the distribution of seeds and planting of “vitaminized potatoes” will begin, which are being
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/10/vitaminized-potatoes-guatemala-poised-to-begin-distributing-gm-pest-resistant-spuds-with-more-vitamin-c-iron-and-zinc/

Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies | Genetic Literacy Project

In the span of a few short years, gene editing has allowed scientists to rapidly and cheaply improve food production in ways that benefit farmers and
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/01/19/viewpoint-promoting-crispr-crops-at-the-expense-of-gmos-to-appease-activists-undermines-both-technologies/

Can Biden’s USDA bring America’s animal gene-editing rules into the 21st century? | Genetic Literacy Project

I am in perhaps a somewhat rare position regarding the contemplated USDA regulatory framework, as I actually have several animals from amenable species
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/01/18/can-biden-usda-bring-americas-animal-gene-editing-rules-into-the-21st-century/

Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies | Genetic Literacy Project

In the span of a few short years, gene editing has allowed scientists to rapidly and cheaply improve food production in ways that benefit farmers and
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/01/19/viewpoint-promoting-crispr-crops-at-the-expense-of-gmos-to-appease-activists-undermines-both-technologies/

Gene-edited crops could soon be allowed in England

The British government is to begin a consultation on enabling the use of gene-edited crops and livestock in England, it said on Thursday.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/01/07/england-to-consult-on-enabling-gene-edited-foods-post-brexit/

Viewpoint: Europe’s globally important wine industry threatened by pesticide, biotech ‘ ” phobias | Genetic Literacy Project

“Make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly.” That’s the lofty goal of the European Union’s (EU) ambitious Farm to Fork Strategy, (F2F)
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/12/10/viewpoint-europes-pesticide-biotech-phobia-threaten-its-globally-important-wine-industry/