Food and Feed Safety

USDA’s APHIS Finalizes a Plant Pest Protection Rule That De-Regulates Genetically Engineered Crop Production External link

Source country natlawreview Monday, May 18, 2020 6:59:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)Plant[3]; genetically engineered[1]; Genetically Engineered[1]; plant[3]; GMO[2]; risk[2]; GMOs[4]; food[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; EFSAGMOEnvironment;

a proposed rule to revise the Agency’s biotechnology regulations (82 Fed. Reg. 7008), as discussed in our previous coverage of the regulation of GMOs by multiple agencies under a regulatory framework called the “ Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology ” (Coordinated Framework)....

United States relaxes rules for biotech crops External link

Source country sciencemag-org Monday, May 18, 2020 5:51:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)tomatoes[1]; Plant[1]; risks[1]; genetically modified[1]; Health[1]; plants[6]; GM[5]; plant[9]; risk[3]; Soybean[1];

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

May. 18, 2020 , 11:25 AM. A major change to U.S. regulation of biotech will exempt some gene-edited plants from government oversight. The new policy, published in the Federal Register today, also calls for automatic approval of variations of established kinds of genetically modified (GM) crops, easing their path to market....

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GM Animals

Biodiversité : le trouble jeu du forçage génétique External link

Source country euractiv-fr Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:33:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)biodiversité[5]; GM[1]; santé[1]; environnement[1]; gene drive[1]; Biodiversité[1]; moustique[1]; hybridation[1];

Entities: Kevin Esvelt[1];

Other categories: Synthetic Biology; Coronavirus Infection; EFSAMultipleSpecies; EFSAZoonosis; EFSAFoodContactMaterial;

Intitulé « gene drive » en anglais, le forçage génétique vise à « forcer » l’hérédité, en favorisant la transmission d’un caractère ou d’un trait d’intérêt dans une population cible, a expliqué Christophe Boëte, chercheur à l’Institut des sciences de l’évolution de Montpellier (Isem), lors d’un webinaire organisé par plusieurs associations [i]....

Biodiversity: the hazefactor game of genetic forcing

Title "gene drive’ in english, the genetic forcing aims to" force "the inheritance, by favouring the transmission of a character or a haul of interest in a target population, explained Christophe Boëte, researcher with the institute of science of the evolution of Montpellier (Isem), during a webinaire organised by several associations [I].

Abby Haglage External link

Source country thedailybeast Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)egg[1]; Fertility[1]; Genetically modified[1]; virus[1];

Other categories: Virus - GMO; Zika Virus;

is a former senior writer at The Daily Beast. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Glamour, and Elle. Send her a tip: tips@thedailybeast.com . You can also use our anonymous document submission system, SecureDrop. A groundbreaking study on the popular club drug shows its massive potential in.......

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GMO Environment

Desafíos del gigante asiático External link

Source country on24 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:20:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)arroz[1]; papaya[1]; ambiente[1]; soja[4]; GM[3]; medio ambiente[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

Del viaje emprendido por un grupo de empresarios y funcionarios de organizaciones agroindustriales argentinas a China, acompañado por la Asociación Civil para la Cooperación Argentino – China, surge este artículo que difunde la Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario, que “pretende” –nunca mejor enfatizado- dar un panorama de la economía china....

Challenges of the asian giant

The travel undertaken by a group of businessmen and officials of argentine agro-industrial organisations to China, accompanied by the Civil partnership for the argentine cooperation – China, there is this article that disseminates the bag of trade of Rosario, that “intends” –nunca better emphasised - give a picture of the chinese economy.

Genome‐wide binding analysis reveals that ANAC060 directly represses sugar‐induced transcription of ABI5 in Arabidopsis External link

Source country wiley-pj Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:51:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)plant[1]; establishment[1]; transgenic[1];

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The sugar status of a plant acts as a signal affecting growth and development. The phenomenon by which high levels of sugars inhibit seedling establishment has been widely used to gain insight into sugar‐signaling pathways. Natural allelic variation has been identified at the ANAC060 locus....

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GM Microorganisms

[ASAP] Nanobodies Based on a Sandwich Immunoassay for the Detection of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B Free from Interference by Protein A External link

Source country pubs-acs-jafcau Monday, May 18, 2020 6:34:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOMicroorganisms] (GMMicroorganisms)bacteria[3]; genetically modified[1]; GM[1]; recombinant[1]; transgenic[1]; stability[3]; contamination[1];

Other categories: GM Animals; Escherichia coli Infection; MRSA; Enterotoxin; Immunization; Food; Ammonia; Food poisoning; EFSAHerbicides; EFSAToxins; EFSAPharmaceuticals; EFSABacillus; EFSAEscherichia; EFSAStaphylococcus; EFSAResistance; EFSALagomorpha; EFSAGMOAnimals; EFSATickeners; EFSABacteriaALL;

The Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins are a superfamily of secreted virulence factors that share structural and functional similarities and possess potent superantigenic activity causing disruptions in adaptive immunity. The enterotoxins can be separated into two groups; the classical (SEA-SEE) and.......

Biological Function (S) and Application (S) of Pectin and External link

Source country biotech-asia Monday, May 18, 2020 3:26:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Rhamnogalacturonan II (RG-II) RG-II amount to approximately 10% of the total pectin and is the most composite but structurally the most conserved group of pectin found in nature. It has similar backbone like HG but there are four conserved side chains A, B, C and D are invariably present....

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Molecular Characterization

2020 Ground Work: Soil and Water Management in Arkansas External link

Source country farms Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:27:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)soybean[1]; plant[2]; GMO[1]; rice[2]; contamination[2];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; Food; EFSAHerbicides; EFSAGMOEnvironment;

By Brad Doyle All of our rice has been planted. But cool temperatures and a pattern of frequent rain has slowed soybean planting in our area of Arkansas, in the south-central U.S. We started spring field work earlier than average, but due to weather that allows us only 2 or 3 days to work in the.......

Robert Reich: The Privileged And Powerful In The Pandemic – OpEd External link

Source country eurasiareview Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:35:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)hazard[1]; GM[1]; plant[2];

Entities: Robert B Reich[1]; Maren Costa[1]; Elon Musk[1]; Robert Reich[2]; Jeff Bezos[2]; Donald Trump[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; EFSAZoonosis;

Think again. Amazon’s warehouses have become Covid-19 hot spots, yet Amazon has repeatedly fired workers who sound the alarm – including, just recently, a warehouse worker in Minnesota who spoke out against unsafe conditions, and, earlier in the pandemic, a worker who led a walkout Amazon’s huge.......

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GMOs in food & feed

Perchè il glutine può creare problemi alla tiroide? External link

Source country citynews Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:19:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] consumo[1]; cereali[2]; sulla[2]; molecolare[2]; frumento[1]; salute[1];

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Come ho parlato da anni, oramai, di correlazione tra glutine e problemi alla tiroide , anche nel mio secondo libro “La dieta anti-infiammatoria”, perchè il glutine può creare problemi alla tiroide? Ecco lo studio sul legame permeabilità intestinale-glutine! Azioni del glutine sulla barriera intestinale....

Why the gluten may create problems for thyroid?

As I have said for years, now, of correlating gluten and thyroid problems, even in my second book “the diet anti inflammatory” because the gluten can cause thyroid problems? That is the study on the link permeability intestinale-glutine! Actions of the gluten intestinal barrier.

4 Affordable Gifts to Get For Your Pet This Holiday Season External link

Source country yahoo-sg Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:04:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] Apple[1]; Biotech[1]; safety[1]; health[2]; risk[2]; threat[1]; consumer[1];

Entities: Alex Chow[1]; Jimmy Lai Chee[1]; Wang Junzhi[1]; Alan Li[1]; John Ratcliffe[1]; Li Daxiao[1]; Chow Tsz lok[1]; Warp Speed[1]; Donald Trump[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; GMOs in Environment;

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Wang Junzhi said: “Regarding the development of Covid-19 vaccines, there will be a major news announcement in the coming one to two weeks. It’s at the final stage now,”

Security camera footage showing the moment a university student fell to his death inside a Hong Kong car park as a protest took place nearby has been discovered by an inquest looking into last year’s incident.The previously unseen footage, which was described on Friday by Coroner Ko Wai-hung as.......

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GMOs in food & feed 2

Genetic improvement of wheat early vigor promote weed-competitiveness under Mediterranean climate External link

Source country sciencedirect-plant-science Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:52:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] cultivars[2]; wheat[5]; genetic modification[1]; threat[1]; grain[1];

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Chemical weed-control is the most effective practice for wheat, however, rapid evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds threat food-security and calls for integration of non-chemical practices. We hypothesis that integration of GAR dwarfing-genes into elite wheat cultivars can promote early vigor and weed-competitiveness under Mediterranean climate....

Silvia Ribeiro*: La muerte de las abejas y el Tren Maya External link

Source country jornada Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:52:00 AM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] soya[3]; transgénicos[2]; maíz[1]; riesgo[1]; Grain[1]; transgénico[1]; contaminación[1]; salud[2];

Entities: Tren Maya[3]; Silvia Ribeiro[1]; Alfonso Romo[1];

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l Premio Goldman, considerado como un Nobel ambiental, fue otorgado este año a Leydy Pech Martín, comunera y apicultora maya de Hopelchén, Campeche. El galardón destaca su participación en la oposición a la siembra de transgénicos, un esfuerzo de Muuch Kambal, organización de mujeres mayas de la que.......

Silvia Ribeiro *: the death of bees and the train maya

L prize Goldman, considered as an environmental Nobel, was given this year to Leydy Pech martin, comunera and apicultora maya of Hopelchén, Campeche. The prize underlines its participation in the opposition to the transgenic seed, an effort of Muuch Kambal, organisation of women maya which....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Academies’ report reviews debate on genome editing for crop improvement External link

Source country qnewshub Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:06:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] Crop[3]; Genetically Modified[1]; GMO[1]; crops[3]; crop improvement[4]; crop[4]; Crop Improvement[3];

Entities: Antonio Loprieno[1];

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

Since the ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU of 2018, which placed genome-edited crops under the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) legislation, the...

De-novo transcriptome analysis unveils differentially expressed genes regulating drought and salt stress response in Panicum sumatrense External link

Source country nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences Saturday, December 5, 2020 7:40:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] chitinase[1]; Fig[2]; molecular[2]; crops[1]; crop improvement[2]; crop[3];

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Screening the transcriptome of drought tolerant variety of little millet ( Panicum sumatrense ), a marginally cultivated, nutritionally rich, susbsistent crop, can identify genes responsible for its hardiness and enable identification of new sources of genetic variation which can be used for crop improvement....

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GM Animals

Brain regions found where serotonin boosts patience, impulse control External link

Source country medicalnewstoday Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:42:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] genetically engineered[1]; animal[1]; animals[4]; food[4];

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New research suggests that two areas of the brain work together in response to serotonin to promote the ability to wait patiently and practice impulse control. This finding may aid the development of targeted treatments for individuals who are less able to suppress impulsive and impatient behavior. sudok1 / Getty Images....

COVID could spell the end of animal testing as drug makers turn to human organs on microchips External link

Source country TorontoStar Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:05:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] Biotechnology[1]; biotechnology[1]; genetically engineered[1]; RNA[1]; animal-based[1]; rabbits[1]; animal-free[2]; mRNA[2]; animal-testing[1]; food[1]; mammal[1]; Animal[7]; animal[16]; animals[14]; horses[1]; animal-protection[1];

Entities: Thomas Hartung[1]; Jessica Smith[1]; Lisa Kramer[1]; Dr Thomas[1]; Camille Labchuk[1];

Other categories: WHO; Coronavirus Infection; Prions; Communicable disease; Zika Virus; Toxic; Artificial Tissues Adverse Effects;

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Thomas Hartung says: “we cannot wait that long for treatments,”

Thomas Hartung says: “It will be difficult not to use them in a similar, fast way for drug and vaccine development and regulation in the future,”

A menagerie of genetically engineered mice, rats, macaque monkeys, rats, ferrets, hamsters, dogs and even horses have been enlisted in the race to find drugs and vaccines to thwart severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the infectious agent responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic....

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GMOs in Environment

History in the making: bio365 soil being tested on the International Space Station External link

Source country streetinsider Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:27:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] engineered[3]; environment[1]; environmental[1]; Environment[1]; health[6]; crop[3];

Entities: Michael Klein[1];

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ITHACA, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 05, 2020. In an effort to test how productive different types of soil might be in space, a team of research partners, including bio365 LLC, a California-based company focusing on agricultural technology, is managing a first-of-its-kind experiment taking place on the International Space Station (ISS)....

4 Affordable Gifts to Get For Your Pet This Holiday Season External link

Source country yahoo-sg Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:04:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] Apple[1]; Biotech[1]; safety[1]; health[2]; risk[2]; threat[1]; biosafety[1];

Entities: Alex Chow[1]; Jimmy Lai Chee[1]; Wang Junzhi[1]; Alan Li[1]; John Ratcliffe[1]; Li Daxiao[1]; Chow Tsz lok[1]; Warp Speed[1]; Donald Trump[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; GMOs in food & feed;

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Wang Junzhi said: “Regarding the development of Covid-19 vaccines, there will be a major news announcement in the coming one to two weeks. It’s at the final stage now,”

Security camera footage showing the moment a university student fell to his death inside a Hong Kong car park as a protest took place nearby has been discovered by an inquest looking into last year’s incident.The previously unseen footage, which was described on Friday by Coroner Ko Wai-hung as.......

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