UK Announces Simpler Rules on Gene Editing for the Benefit of Farmers- Crop Biotech Update (January 26, 2022) | ISAAA.org

UK Announces Simpler Rules on Gene Editing for the Benefit of Farmers- Crop Biotech Update (January 26, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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GMO 25-year safety endorsement: 280 science institutions, more than 3,000 studies – Genetic Literacy Project

Despite vehement public debate, there is an overwhelming scientific consensus that GE foods present no greater risk than non-GMO crops, and provide many
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/21/gmo-20-year-safety-endorsement-280-science-institutions-more-3000-studies/

Viewpoint: ‘Pesticide toxicity has plunged by 98%’ — Misplaced campaign targeting synthetic farm chemicals ignores sustainable advances – Genetic Literacy Project

Modern agricultural technologies, including genetic modifications, synthetic fertilizers, and pesticides to control crop killers are increasing
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/20/viewpoint-pesticide-toxicity-has-plunged-by-98-misplaced-campaign-targeting-synthetic-farm-chemicals-ignores-sustainable-advances/

Viewpoint: Obsolete regulations block using CRISPR to develop safer potatoes, healthier tomatoes and climate resistant crops – Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR technology is a major technological breakthrough compared to the genome modification technologies that preceded it; developed then published by
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/14/viewpoint-obsolete-regulations-block-using-crispr-to-develop-safer-potatoes-healthier-tomatoes-and-climate-resistant-crops/

When it comes to embracing biotechnology in agriculture, ‘the rest of the world is not waiting for Europe’ – Genetic Literacy Project

“The rest of the world…” warns Anna Meldolesi, “is not waiting for Europe.” CRISPR, the molecular scissors at the basis of genome editing, capable of
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/17/when-it-comes-to-embracing-biotechnology-in-agriculture-the-rest-of-the-world-is-not-waiting-for-europe/

Viewpoint: Dissecting the misguided demonization of glyphosate, one of the world’s most effective and safest weedkillers – Genetic Literacy Project

Social media’s coverage of glyphosate has been on a par with that for the Covid vaccine – misunderstandings, mistruths and alarmist activist statements
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/12/viewpoint-dissecting-the-misguided-demonization-of-glyphosate-one-of-the-worlds-most-effective-and-safest-weedkillers/

Viewpoint: Why Canada should fast track gene editing — and avoid repeating mistakes made with GMO regulation – Genetic Literacy Project

Health Canada is reportedly likely to treat gene-edited crops differently than genetically-modified crops, or GMOs. That would be the right move. That
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/03/viewpoint-why-canada-should-fast-track-gene-editing-and-avoid-repeating-mistakes-made-with-gmo-regulation/

GMO labeling begins this week. Here’s what you need to know – Genetic Literacy Project

After four years, Jan. 1, 2022, brings not just a new year, but a new set of regulations to U.S. food and agriculture: mandatory genetic engineered (GE)
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/03/gmo-labeling-begins-this-week-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

Viewpoint: If Kenya relents to activist pressure and bans pesticides, coffee, maize and wheat farmers could lose up to 90% of crops – Genetic Literacy Project

Coffee, maize and wheat farmers could suffer up to 90 per cent in yield losses if the government bans popular pesticide ingredients as demanded by
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/12/15/viewpoint-if-kenya-relents-to-activist-pressure-and-bans-pesticides-coffee-maize-and-wheat-farmers-could-lose-up-to-90-of-crops/

5 reasons why the GMO debate is over – Genetic Literacy Project

Though we still hear some moaning and groaning about GMOs — genetically modified organisms — it primarily comes from a small and very vocal group. Most
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/12/17/5-reasons-why-the-gmo-debate-is-over/