Food and Feed Safety

Transgénicos ponen en peligro el maíz nativo External link

Source country erbol Monday, August 20, 2018 5:34:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)peligro[2]; maíz[9]; transgénicos[1]; riesgo[2]; transgénico[4]; Transgénicos[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

Por IRFA / Radio Santa Cruz. Néstor Cuéllar, ingeniero agrónomo que trabaja en CIPCA Cordillera, dijo a radio Santa Cruz que de acuerdo a investigaciones que realiza esta institución habría aproximadamente 70 mil hectáreas de maíz transgénico cultivado en el chaco y la zona este del departamento cruceños....

Transgenic maize endanger native

By IRFA/Radio Santa Cruz. Nestor Cuéllar, production of engineer working in CIPCA Cordillera, told Radio Santa Cruz that according to investigations carried out by this institution would have approximately 70 thousand hectares of transgenic maize grown in the chaco and the area east of the department cruceños.

Take Charge of Your Food: Your Health is Your Business External link

Source country globalissues Friday, August 17, 2018 5:25:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)reaction[1]; genetically modified[1]; allergic[2]; reactions[1]; Food[3]; food[18]; GM[16]; Health[1]; health[5]; genetically engineered[1];

Entities: Sunita Narain[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment; GMOs in food & feed; Insecticides; Nutrition Allergens; Environment; Food Contact Material;

The results are both bad and somewhat good. Of the food samples tested, some 32 per cent were positive for GM markers. That's bad. What's even worse is that we found GM in infant food, which is sold by US pharma firm, Abbott Laboratories, for toddlers with ailments; in one case it was for lactose.......

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GM Animals

UCI establishes Malaria Initiative to fight deadly disease in Africa External link

Source country news-uci Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:51:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)genetically modified[1]; mosquito[3]; Mosquito[1]; Health[2]; health[3]; spread[1];

Entities: Энтони Джеймс[2]; Howard Gillman[1]; Melinda Gates[1]; John Marshall[1]; UC Berkeley[1];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment; WHO; Toxins; Multiple Species;

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Энтони Джеймс says: “Working hand in hand with thought leaders, scientists, public health personnel and government officials, we expect to lay the foundation for eliminating a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people globally,”

Энтони Джеймс said: “Our goal is to see if prototype strains developed in partnership with UC San Diego geneticists Valentino Gantz and Ethan Bier can be refined into something appropriate for disrupting malaria transmission in Africa,”

Энтони Джеймс said: “There must be a multifaceted approach to the eradication of malaria,”

“Working hand in hand with thought leaders, scientists, public health personnel and government officials, we expect to lay the foundation for eliminating a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people globally,” says Anthony James, UCI’s Donald Bren Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry....

Taconic Biosciences Partners With Science Exchange to Offer Online Access to its Products and Services External link

Source country businesswire Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:10:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)breeding[3]; driving[1]; genetically engineered[2]; animal[2];

Entities: John Couse[1]; Elizabeth Iorns[1];

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John Couse said: “Science Exchange offers a great way to access outsourced R&D services for most of the top R&D organizations,”

Elizabeth Iorns stated: “We are thrilled to join forces with Taconic Biosciences,”

Founded in 1952, Taconic is one of the most experienced rodent model design and breeding companies in the industry. The company offers a range of products and services from cryopreserved models to custom model generation solutions. Leveraging the most comprehensive model generation toolkit, Taconic.......

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GMO Environment

Min. Salute: presenza Ogm in Italia resta decisamente limitata External link

Source country askanews Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:09:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)GM[1]; non autorizzato[1]; riso[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in food & feed;

Roma, 21 ago. (askanews) – Permane, sul mercato italiano, il rispetto dei requisiti d’etichettatura dei prodotti alimentari previsti dalla normativa vigente, assicurando in tal modo l’informazione al consumatore. Si conferma, inoltre, che in Italia la presenza di OGM, autorizzati e non, negli.......

Min. Health: presenCE gmos in italy remains very limited

Rome, 21 Aug. (askanews) – remains on the italian market, complianCE with the requirements of the labelling of foodstuffs legislation in forCE, thereby ensuring consumer information. It is confirmed that in italy the presenCE of gmos authorised and not over....

Big Ag Vs Small Ag: Who wins? External link

Source country agropages Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:06:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)wheat[1]; cotton[1]; transgenic[1]; maize[1]; seed[3];

Other categories: Food Contact Material; GM Animals;

On one end, Big Ag is becoming huge. Really huge. Here is the icing on the Big Ag cake, when UPL bought Arysta for $4.2 Bn cash deal, earning itself a spot in the Top 5 Agrochemicals by combined revenue. By the time dust settled in, Excel Crop Care Board approved its merger with Japan’s Sumitomo Corp, with the combined entity valued at 9000 crores....

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GM Microorganisms

Better genome editing External link

Source country eurekalert Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:07:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOMicroorganisms] (GMMicroorganisms)transgenerational[1]; bacteria[1]; escape[1];

Entities: GENE EDITING[1];

Other categories: Food Contact Material;

A major obstacle to in-cell genome editing is, well, the cell itself. "Human cells don't like to take in stuff," explained UC Santa Barbara's Norbert Reich, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The human cell has evolved a "trash disposal" mechanism that isolates and breaks.......

Can we engineer life? 3.1 Transition is unavoidable External link

Source country biobasedpress Sunday, August 19, 2018 4:18:00 PM CEST | info [other]

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

Other categories: Pharmaceuticals; Penicillium; Fungi;

Chance. In Essay 1 I reflected on my professional life after my graduation in Delft as a chemical engineer by the end of 1972. My choice for biotechnology in 1973 when studying at Purdue University was by chance, and changed my life. In the preceding period, too, chance was an important factor in my life....

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Molecular Characterization

Embattled Ottawa Senators assistant GM Randy Lee resigns External link

Source country cknw Wednesday, August 22, 2018 3:12:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)hazard[1]; GM[6]; Erik[1];

Entities: Paul Cambria[1]; Monika Caryk[1]; Pierre Dorion[1]; Eugene Melnyk[1]; Randy Lee[5]; Mike Hoffman[1]; Erik Karlsson[1]; Daniel Alfredsson[1];

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Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee, who had been suspended by the organization while facing harassment charges, has resigned. The team made the announcement shortly before 6 p.m. ET Tuesday in a brief press release. Lee is accused of making lewd comments and rubbing the shoulders of.......

Roundup; are we poisoning our kids? External link

Source country iol Monday, August 20, 2018 9:33:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)wheat[1]; genetically modified[1]; GMO[1]; genetically engineered[2]; contamination[2];

Entities: Ranger Pro[1]; Scott Partridge[1]; Linda Jackson[1]; Olga Naidenko[1]; Chris Elliott[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; Pesticides; GMOs in Environment; food security; WHO; GMOs in food & feed; Herbicides; Insecticides; Equidae; Environment; GM Animals; GMO Environment; Sweeteners;

It’s been a bad couple of weeks for Roundup. First, American jurors ordered the weedkiller’s manufacturer, Monsanto, to pay R4229 million to a terminally-ill former school groundsman who contracted non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2014, which he said was caused by repeated exposure to Roundup and a similar Monsanto product, Ranger Pro....

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GMOs in food & feed

Influential foreign companies pushing 'dirty seeds' in Africa -- CSOs warn External link

Source country myjoyonline Wednesday, August 22, 2018 1:46:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] cotton[9]; safety[2]; Cotton[2]; GMO[5]; food[5]; GM[2]; health[1]; GMOs[11];

Entities: Usain Bolt[1]; Mohammed Abdul[1]; Abdul Rahman[1]; Robert F Kennedy[1]; Mohammed Abdul Rahman[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; Pesticides; food security;

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in agriculture are raising red flags about surreptitious attempts by some foreign companies to push what they describe as "poisonous seeds" onto farms in Ghana and other parts of Africa. Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), General Agricultural Workers.......

UGA New Materials Institute to Test First Fully Biodegradable Plastic Straw External link

Source country rdmag Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:26:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] biotechnology[1]; safe[1]; food[1]; fruits[1]; consumers[1];

Entities: Franklin College[1];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment; GM Animals;

A research team that includes partners from the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and the RWDC Environmental Stewardship Foundation will develop a fully biodegradable plastic straw thanks to an award from Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Ecosperity....

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GMOs in food & feed 2

Influential foreign companies pushing 'dirty seeds' in Africa -- CSOs warn External link

Source country myjoyonline Wednesday, August 22, 2018 1:46:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] cotton[9]; Cotton[2]; GMO[5]; safety[2]; Genetically Modified[1]; death[1]; GM[2]; health[1]; dangers[1]; GMOs[11];

Entities: Usain Bolt[1]; Mohammed Abdul[1]; Abdul Rahman[1]; Robert F Kennedy[1]; Mohammed Abdul Rahman[1];

Other categories: Pesticides; food security; GMOs in food & feed;

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in agriculture are raising red flags about surreptitious attempts by some foreign companies to push what they describe as "poisonous seeds" onto farms in Ghana and other parts of Africa. Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), General Agricultural Workers.......

Glyphosate now subject to product... 2018-08-21 Read More External link

Source country island Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:55:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] army[1]; safe[1]; Rice[1]; safety[4]; risks[2]; smoking[1]; death[1]; grain[1]; tobacco[4]; GM[1]; tea[1]; health[3]; dangers[1]; dangerously[2];

Entities: Edmund Burke[1]; Horace Walpole[1]; DeWayne Johnson[3]; Robert Owen[1]; Adam Smith[1]; Robert Walpole[1]; Jawaharlal Nehru[1]; Janet Rice[1]; Christopher Columbus[1]; Tom Watson[1]; Peter Drucker[1]; Narayan Singh[1]; Therese Coffey[1]; Anupam Verma[1]; William Dalrymple[1]; Bayer AG[2]; Antoni van Leeuwenhoek[1];

Other categories: food security; Pesticides; WHO;

Glyphosate now subject to product liability justice August 21, 2018, 8:53 pm By Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe The decision of the Superior Court of California, San Francisco County on DeWayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company et al, of 10 August appeared to have justifiably pleased the world....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Plant Phenotyping Equipment Market Worth $276.86 Million by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc. External link

Source country markets-businessinsider Monday, August 20, 2018 1:21:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] molecular[2]; crop improvement[1]; crop[5];

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SAN FRANCISCO August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  size is estimated to reach USD 276.86 million plant phenotyping equipment market by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 10.51% over the forecast period....

Plant Phenotyping Equipment Market Worth $276.86 Million by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc. External link

Source country finanzen-at Monday, August 20, 2018 1:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] molecular[2]; crop improvement[1]; crop[5];

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 size is estimated to reach USD 276.86 million plant phenotyping equipment market by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 10.51% over the forecast period. Global population is projected to surpass 9 billion by 2050, thus posing the challenge of adequate crop production to meet rising food needs....

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GM Animals

Protection of the developing brain with trophic factors. Signaling through serine/threonine kinase pathways External link

Source country avhandlingar Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:49:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] Animalswere[1]; GH[6]; mRNA[1];

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Sammanfattning: Background: Perinatal asphyxia still constitutes a clinical hazard associated withconsiderable neurologic morbidity. There is today no therapy in clinical use toprotect the brain after such insult.Aims: The overall aim was to investigate the involvement of the GH/IGF-I axis.......

UGA New Materials Institute to Test First Fully Biodegradable Plastic Straw External link

Source country rdmag Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:26:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] biotechnology[1]; animals[1]; food[1];

Entities: Franklin College[1];

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

A research team that includes partners from the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and the RWDC Environmental Stewardship Foundation will develop a fully biodegradable plastic straw thanks to an award from Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Ecosperity....

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GMOs in Environment

UGA New Materials Institute to Test First Fully Biodegradable Plastic Straw External link

Source country rdmag Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:26:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] biotechnology[1]; safe[1]; Environmental[1]; fruits[1];

Entities: Franklin College[1];

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

A research team that includes partners from the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and the RWDC Environmental Stewardship Foundation will develop a fully biodegradable plastic straw thanks to an award from Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Ecosperity....

UCI establishes Malaria Initiative to fight deadly disease in Africa External link

Source country news-uci Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:51:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] genetically modified[1]; safety[1]; Health[2]; health[3]; spread[1]; Orange[1];

Entities: Энтони Джеймс[2]; Howard Gillman[1]; Melinda Gates[1]; John Marshall[1]; UC Berkeley[1];

Other categories: WHO; Toxins; Multiple Species; GM Animals;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Энтони Джеймс says: “Working hand in hand with thought leaders, scientists, public health personnel and government officials, we expect to lay the foundation for eliminating a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people globally,”

Энтони Джеймс said: “Our goal is to see if prototype strains developed in partnership with UC San Diego geneticists Valentino Gantz and Ethan Bier can be refined into something appropriate for disrupting malaria transmission in Africa,”

Энтони Джеймс said: “There must be a multifaceted approach to the eradication of malaria,”

“Working hand in hand with thought leaders, scientists, public health personnel and government officials, we expect to lay the foundation for eliminating a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people globally,” says Anthony James, UCI’s Donald Bren Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry....

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