New Crop Varieties: The Journey from Lab to Field – Varietal Testing at the U of S Grains Innovation Lab –

In crop development, outside of the field research is just as essential as in-field, that’s why the U of S launched the Grains Innovation Lab (GIL) in 2009.
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UK aquaculture researchers welcome Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pro-GMO, CRISPR stance as Brexit proceeds | Genetic Literacy Project

Some of the most progressive researchers in the UK’s aquaculture biotechnology sphere have welcomed Boris Johnson’s pledge to support the production of
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/08/14/uk-aquaculture-researchers-welcome-prime-minister-boris-johnsons-pro-gmo-crispr-stance-as-brexit-proceeds/

FDA v USDA v EPA: US agencies vie for role in revised animal and crop biotechnology regulations | Genetic Literacy Project

On June 11, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would set in motion a review by three federal agencies the United States agricultural
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/08/06/fda-v-usda-v-epa-us-agencies-vie-for-role-in-revised-animal-and-crop-biotechnology-regulations/

Short on time, US regulators scramble to streamline CRISPR-edited plant, animal rules | Genetic Literacy Project

All three of the federal agencies charged with regulating bioengineered plants and animals are looking at ways of streamlining regulations and smoothing
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/07/25/short-on-time-us-regulators-scramble-to-streamline-crispr-edited-plant-animal-rules/

Viewpoint: Non-browning Arctic apple rollout offers ‘template’ for ending GMO debate | Genetic Literacy Project

“Everybody thinks, ‘GMOs … consumers are all against that,’ ” Neal Carter, president of Okanagan Specialty Fruits, was quoted on the website FoodDive.com.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/07/23/viewpoint-non-browning-arctic-apple-rollout-offers-template-for-ending-gmo-debate/

EuropaBio’s Head Calls for Change in EU’s Approval System for GMOs and Gene-edited Products- Crop Biotech Update ( 7/3/2019 ) | ISAAA.org/KC

EuropaBio’s Head Calls for Change in EU’s Approval System for GMOs and Gene-edited Products: In a recent interview for IEG Policy’s new special report titled Smart Solutions for Food and Farming: A Policy Perspective, EuropaBio’s Secretary Gen…
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

Harvard food security expert: European influence keeps GMO crops out of Africa | Genetic Literacy Project

African countries have long maintained some of the strictest regulations on genetically modified agriculture, with only four out of 47 countries across
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/05/30/harvard-food-security-expert-european-influence-keeps-gmo-crops-out-of-africa/

14 EU Countries Call for Unified Approach to Gene Editing in Plants- Crop Biotech Update ( 5/29/2019 ) | ISAAA.org/KC

14 EU Countries Call for Unified Approach to Gene Editing in Plants: The Netherlands and Estonia are leading 14 member states of the European Union (EU) in a call to the next European Commission to update EU’s laws rega…
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