Food and Feed Safety

Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes Mosquito Receives Positive Evaluation for European Standard in relation to Human Health and the Environment External link

Source country prnewswire Wednesday, July 12, 2017 2:13:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)risk[3]; genetically modified[3]; GMO[1]; risks[1]; Food[2]; Health[5]; threats[1]; health[1]; dangerous[2];

Other categories: EFSA; WHO; GM Animals; Dengue Fever; Multiple Species; Environment; GM Animals; New pests;

. RIVM concludes negligible risk of Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes mosquitoes France's High Council for Biotechnology also publishes Supportive Position. OXFORD, England July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --The National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands.......

MoriS: The Story behind an Agriculture Start-up External link

Source country vnanet-en Monday, July 10, 2017 4:15:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)plant[2]; threatened[1]; genetically modified[1]; foods[1]; GMO-free[1]; Planting[1];

Other categories: Pharmaceuticals; Equidae;

Thirty-year-old Tran Thi Huong is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector. Moringa oleifera goes by a variety of names, such as drumstick tree, horse radish tree, or ben oil tree. Almost all parts of the tree can be eaten or used as ingredients in traditional herbal medicines....

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GM Animals

Buyers beware: Some food labels fall victim to marketing ploys and dysfunctional regulation External link

Source country sentinelsource Friday, July 21, 2017 6:32:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)genetically modified[1]; Poultry[2]; health[1]; egg[1]; animal[2];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; Feed;

The takeaway for most readers was likely the most-compelling aspect of the story: that the hens that feed the operation Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch are being treated inhumanely, kept indoors in small cages. Claims by the owner that no one can see inside the facility and that the hens can’t be allowed.......

Burger Dive Wins Back-To-Back Bar Stars Titles At Assembly External link

Source country patch Friday, July 21, 2017 5:57:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)chicken[1]; GM[1]; competition[1];

Entities: Bed Bath[1]; Henry Gomez[1];

Other categories: GM Animals;

SOMERVILLE, MA – Burger Dive might be known for its mouthwatering patties and chicken sandwiches, but don't sleep on its cocktails. The restaurant took first place at the 4th Annual Assembly Row Bar Stars Thursday night for The Girl Scout Cookie cocktail. Bar Stars was originally slated for July 13 but was postponed due to last week's downpours....

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GMO Environment

Dow, DuPont merger hearing next month External link

Source country iol Friday, July 21, 2017 9:30:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)genetically modified[1]; maize[5]; seed[3];

Entities: Sipho Ngwema[1];

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Durban - The competition Tribunal will hold a hearing on August 4 into the proposed merger between agrochemical giants Dow and DuPont. The tribunal was concerned about how the merger would affect competition. It has requested further information from the Competition Commission about the market for.......

Seven days in medicine: 12-18 July 2017 External link

Source country bmj Friday, July 21, 2017 5:22:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)plant[1]; genetically modified[1]; survival[6];

Entities: Matthew Lee[1];

Other categories: Opioid; Pharmaceuticals;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Matthew Lee said: “We are already seeing large GP claims heading towards settlement at £15m (€17m; $19.5m) to £20m (€19.2m; $22.2m). If GPs aren’t supported, many won’t be able to pay the increased indemnity costs,”

EU applications to medicine fall post-Brexit. Applications from EU students to study medicine and dentistry in the UK have fallen by 15% since 2016. 1 UCAS figures showed 6730 applications from EU students in 2017, down from 7900 in 2016. Overall, applications to medicine and dentistry have fallen by 4% since 2016....

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GM Microorganisms

Sugarlogix researchers go from fuel to food External link

Source country biofuelsdigest Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:02:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOMicroorganisms] (GMMicroorganisms)genetically modified[1]; bacteria[2]; fermentation[2];

Other categories: GM Animals; Probiotic; Additives; Feed;

In California, two cofounders of Sugarlogix went from engineering yeast for cellulose based fuel production and refining biofuel fermentation processes to cultivating prebiotic sugars that could be good for your gut . Their goal is to develop prebiotic sugars that feed the good probiotics in your.......

USDA Approves Release of GM Moths in New York External link

Source country theepochtimes Friday, July 21, 2017 12:03:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOMicroorganisms] (GMMicroorganisms)genetically modified[1]; bacteria[1]; GM[12]; genetically engineered[3]; contamination[1];

Entities: Howard Hughes[1]; York Department[1];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment; Helicoverpa zea; GMOs in food & feed; GM Animals; Pharmaceuticals; Multiple Species; Environment; GM Animals;

A precedent-setting release of genetically engineered insects could soon take place in Geneva, New York. On July 6, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the release of a moth designed to self-destruct. Its mission is to mate with wild diamondback moths, which are an agricultural pest,.......

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Molecular Characterization

Weeds cause losses amounting to Rs65b annually External link

Source country tribune Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:51:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)genetically modified[1]; cotton[1]; hazard[1]; GM[2]; soybean[1];

Entities: Muhammad Sarwar[1];

Other categories: EFSA; GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment; Herbicides; GM Animals; GMO Environment;

FAISALABAD: The contour sustained huge losses amounting to Rs65 billion annually owing to weeds in major crops which could be reduced by taking prevention, eradication and chemical measures. This was said by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Center of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB) Director Dr Muhammad Sarwar Khan....

Give Me a Break: Chromosomal Breaks Facilitate Precise Breeding in Plants External link

Source country wis-wander Thursday, July 6, 2017 9:32:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)plant[14]; wheat[1]; genetically modified[1]; Plant[2]; tomato[2]; recombination[4];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; Unauthorised GMOs (UGM); GMOs in Environment; Colours; GM Animals;

Using the plant's own DNA repair mechanisms could help breeders select the traits they want. Fruit and vegetables all too often look better than they taste. Wouldn’t it be ideal if plant breeders could create produce that is both gorgeous and tasty? Weizmann Institute of Science researchers have.......

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GMOs in food & feed

Ricerca, da Trento a Minneapolis – Di Nadia Clementi External link

Source country ladigetto Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:12:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] sicurezza[2]; gene[1]; RNA[1]; pericolose[1]; Food[1]; sulla[4];

Other categories: Buttock Implant; Implants Adverse Effects;

La dott.ssa Tania Incitti sul Lake of the Isles (Lago delle Isole) ghiacciato nel primo giorno a Minneapolis, con i grattacieli di Downtown sullo sfondo. Ci fa sempre piacere parlare di giovani professionisti che hanno lavorato in Trentino, ma da ancora più soddisfazione quando queste menti.......

Research, from Trento to Minneapolis – of Nadia lenient

Dr Tania Incitti on the Lake of the Isles (ice) islands in Lake negentienhonderdtweeenzeventig in Minneapolis, with the background of Downtown skyscrapers. We are always pleased to speak of young professionals who worked in Trentino, but all the more satisfaction when these outstanding continue….

Arzeda Pumps It Up with Big Series A Funding External link

Source country biofuelsdigest Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:02:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] Cherry[1]; hazards[1]; synthetic biology[3]; food[3]; health[1];

Other categories: Toxic; GMOs in Environment; GM Animals;

In Washington, Arzeda raised $12 million in a Series A round of funding , moving it forward on scaling up of their advanced protein design technology that is used for production of a range of chemicals and materials. The funding came from OS Fund, Bioeconomy Capital, Sustainable Conversion Ventures,.......

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GMOs in food & feed 2

The LGBT church restoring faith to the community External link

Source country heraldscotland Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:53:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] safe[1]; death[1]; Transgender[1]; coffee[1]; transgender[1];

Entities: Krispy Kreme[1]; Paul Smyth[1]; Liberal Demócrata[1]; Tim Farron[2];

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For any church-goer it would be an atmosphere immediately familiar. Rev Clarke stands up in front of the congregation. First on the agenda might be slightly less familiar: a meeting to create banners for Pride Glasgow. MCC is slightly out of the ordinary – a church for the LGBT community, founded in.......

AFC East training camp capsules External link

Source country wftv Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:19:00 PM CEST | info [other]

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (17-2) OPEN CAMP: July 27, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts. LAST YEAR: Nothing stopped New England in 2017. Not Tom Brady finally serving his four-game "Deflategate" suspension to begin season. Not Rob Gronkowski's season-ending back surgery in December....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Here is why GMOs are good for Uganda External link

Source country observer-ug Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:32:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] cotton[9]; genetically modified[3]; Crop[1]; Synthetic Biology[1]; Genetic Engineering[1]; maize[14]; biotech[1]; coffee[11]; molecular[2]; GMOs[12]; Crops[1]; crop[17]; Crop improvement[1]; genetic engineering[7]; banana[6]; GMO[8]; bananas[5]; crops[11]; soybean[3]; crop improvement[4]; Molecular[2];

Other categories: Emerging disease; Radiological threats; Ralstonia solanacearum; GMOs in food & feed 2; New Plant Pests; GMOs in Environment; GMOs in food & feed;

The National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill 2012, commonly known as the GMO Bill, is back in parliament but the controversy that caused its five-year delay hasn't gone away, as the NRM caucus showed us last week when the matter came up for discussion....

Scientists Discuss Upcoming Biosafety Law in Egypt External link

Source country isaaa Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:57:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] genetic engineering[2]; Genetic Engineering[1]; biotech[1]; GM[1]; crops[1]; crop improvement[1]; crop[1];

Entities: Abdel Monem[1]; Abd Allāh[2];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment;

A one-day workshop on biosafety was held at Academy of Scientific Research and Technology on July 9, 2017 under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Abdel Monem ElBanna, the Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and Prof. Mahmoud Sakr, President of ASRT. In his speech Prof. Dr....

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GM Animals

Shortage of funds holds back research to find if cow products can cure cancer, say... External link

Source country HindustanTimes Sunday, July 23, 2017 4:43:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] biotechnology[1]; YP[1]; animals[1]; cloning[1]; milk[3]; cow-related[1]; cow[20]; cattle[1]; Cow[1]; cows[6];

Entities: Harsh Vardhan[1];

Other categories: Pharmaceuticals; Bovidae; Antioxidants;

Cow derivates is the focus area for research in state-run institutions but scientists claim a paucity of funds has held back research with no major breakthroughs. That, however, may change soon as the government has set up a national steering committee on Panchgavaya (the mixture of five cow.......

Arzeda Pumps It Up with Big Series A Funding External link

Source country biofuelsdigest Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:02:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] synthetic biology[3]; protein[7]; food[3];

Other categories: Toxic; GMOs in Environment; GMOs in food & feed;

In Washington, Arzeda raised $12 million in a Series A round of funding , moving it forward on scaling up of their advanced protein design technology that is used for production of a range of chemicals and materials. The funding came from OS Fund, Bioeconomy Capital, Sustainable Conversion Ventures,.......

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GMOs in Environment

Arzeda Pumps It Up with Big Series A Funding External link

Source country biofuelsdigest Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:02:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] Cherry[1]; hazards[1]; synthetic biology[3]; health[1]; environmental[1];

Other categories: Toxic; GMOs in food & feed; GM Animals;

In Washington, Arzeda raised $12 million in a Series A round of funding , moving it forward on scaling up of their advanced protein design technology that is used for production of a range of chemicals and materials. The funding came from OS Fund, Bioeconomy Capital, Sustainable Conversion Ventures,.......

Biotech explodes in LA County, tackling everything from sickle-cell anemia to spider-free silk External link

Source country dailybreeze Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:09:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] environment[1]; biotech[11]; health[4]; spread[1]; enhanced[1]; algae[1]; Biotech[3]; Biotechnology[1]; crop[1];

Entities: Patrick Soon Shiong[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; Nutrition Allergens;

Biotech companies across Los Angeles County are unlocking new solutions for a host of as-yet-untreatable ailments, from sickle-cell anemia and rheumatoid arthritis to all varieties of cancers. But, in response to consumer demands for sustainable, environmentally friendly products, they’re also.......

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