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: . 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

The Valens Company Closes Acquisition of LYF Food Technologies Inc. and Enters Edibles Category with Launch of Soft Chews External link

Source country prnewswire Friday, March 5, 2021 1:12:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] cherry[1]; Biotechnologies[1]; Berry[1]; cannabis[13]; health[2]; food[1]; apple[2]; Cannabis[6]; Apple[2]; risks[4]; pineapple[1]; Strawberry[1]; risk[4]; consumers[1]; watermelon[1]; consumer[6]; consumer-driven[1]; Food[2];

Entities: Tyler Robson[1];

Other categories: GM Animals; Coronavirus Infection;

) (the "Company," "The Valens Company" or "Valens" a leading manufacturer of cannabis products, is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of LYF Food Technologies Inc. (" LYF "). The cash and share transaction ( LYF Acquisition ) totaled CDN$24....

Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market | Key players operating in the market include Danimer Scientific, Shenzhen Ecomann Biotechnology, Kaneka Corporation External link

Source country openpr Friday, March 5, 2021 11:07:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] consumed[1]; Biotechnology[2]; threats[1]; consumer[1]; canola[1]; sugarcane[1];

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View detailed Table of Content here - Monomers can form various structures, such as short chain length monomers and medium chain length monomers .Short chain length PHA monomers consist of not more than four to ten carbon atoms....

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GMOs in food & feed 2

Two COMESA states approve Genetically Modified Cotton for cultivation External link

Source country busiweek Friday, March 5, 2021 10:46:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] banana[1]; cowpea[1]; GMO-products[1]; Genetically Modified[1]; genetically modified[1]; potato[1]; cotton[14]; Maize[1]; Cotton[3]; Biosecurity[1]; maize[2];

Other categories: Biodefense; GMOs in Environment;

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA- Two more member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa have been granted a go ahead from their environmental agencies to commence with the cultivation of insect resistant genetically modified cotton varieties commonly Known as Bt cotton....

Mejores ollas eléctricas programables 2021⯑ External link

Source country periodistadigital Friday, March 5, 2021 10:32:00 AM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] arroz[8]; peligro[1]; seguridad[4]; GM[1]; Seguridad[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed;

, pescado o verduras. Antes de escoger revisa los programas que te ofrece, a veces muchas opciones de programas encarecen el precio, (y quizás no los vayas a utilizar). Programas especializados, ¿qué necesitas? Las ollas a presión eléctricas programables ofrecen múltiples programas según el modelo....

Best electric 2021⯑ programmable cookers

, fish and vegetables. Before choosing revises the programmes that te offers, sometimes many options of programmes make the price, (and perhaps do not go to use). Specialised programmes, what do you need? Pressure cookers programmable electrical offer multiple programmes according to the model.

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Improving gene function predictions using independent transcriptional components External link

Source country nature-ncomms Friday, March 5, 2021 12:25:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] C5[1]; Fig[2]; Molecular[1];

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To explore if a subset of gene sets is better predicted with the PCA-TC-based method the differences between gene set prediction scores of both PCA and ICA methods were calculated (delta). Gene sets with deltas higher than zero were defined as ICA-improved and below zero as PCA-improved gene sets. We observed that 811/23,413 (3....

Seeing is believing: a visualization toolbox to enhance selection efficiency in maize genome editing External link

Source country wiley-pbj Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:03:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] DsRED2[1]; transgenic[1]; Maize[1]; crop improvement[1]; maize[2]; crop[2];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed;

The emerging and promising biotechnology methodology of CRISPR/Cas9 gene‐editing is revolutionizing crop improvement. However, the low‐efficiency, time‐consuming, and labor‐intensive nature of positive or/and negative selections during or after transformation and subsequent identification of.......

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GM Animals

Top Business Minds Of The Pandemic External link

Source country forbes Friday, March 5, 2021 1:44:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] sharks[1]; mRNA[1]; Food[1];

Entities: Albert Bourla[2]; Andy Goodwin[1]; Cathie Wood[1]; Sid Sijbrandij[1]; Reed Hastings[2]; Michael Prince[1]; Saul Martinez[2]; Brynn Putnam[2]; Apoorva Mehta[1]; Stéphane Bancel[1]; Jeff Bezos[1]; Eric Yuan[2]; Dan Gilbert[1];

Other categories: WHO; Coronavirus Infection;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Stéphane Bancel told: “Every day we’re losing lives; we really believe that every day matters,”

Sid Sijbrandij told: “I thought we would spend the next 10 years convincing the world how to do remote better,”

From Netflix’s Reed Hastings and Zoom’s Eric Yuan to Pfizer’s Albert Bourla and Mirror’s Brynn Putnam, up close with the 10 leaders and founders who carried us through the first year of Covid-19. O ne year after the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 outbreak a global pandemic on March.......

Got questions about Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine? We have answers The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot External link

Source country minnesota-publicradio Friday, March 5, 2021 1:37:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] RNA[1]; protein[3]; animal[1]; mRNA[1]; Food[1];

Entities: Kathleen Mullane[1]; Cassandra Pierre[1];

Other categories: Immunization; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever; Communicable disease; Coronavirus Infection;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Cassandra Pierre says: "can't give you the cold virus, and it definitely cannot give you COVID,"

Cassandra Pierre says: "What we see is that we still have good efficacy with this vaccine regardless — even in these areas where the variants were highly prevalent," "And I think that's really a fire-tested way to say that this particular vaccine is unequivocally good"

Cassandra Pierre says: "I view it as a race against time,"

Kathleen Mullane says: "it is recommended that people who are immunocompromised can get this vaccine,"

Cassandra Pierre says: "I would choose any of the three,"

, an emergency physician and professor at George Washington University, says that's a big plus for the J&J vaccine. "If there are individuals who may not like needles, who may have concerns about returning for a second shot, who may not want the inconvenience of scheduling a second appointment, or.......

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GMOs in Environment

RNA Interference Strategies for Future Management of Plant Pathogenic Fungi: Prospects and Challenges External link

Source country jstage-life_sciences Friday, March 5, 2021 12:47:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] environment[1]; RNA[4]; gene[1]; health[1]; threat[1]; crop[1];

Other categories: Pesticides;

Abstract. Plant pathogenic fungi are the largest group of disease-causing agents on crop plants and represent a persistent and significant threat to agriculture worldwide. Conventional approaches based on the use of pesticides raise social concern for the impact on the environment and human health.......

On frontier of science for food and agriculture External link

Source country miragenews Friday, March 5, 2021 10:58:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] mangosteen[1]; Biotechnology[1]; fruit[2]; health[3]; Biodiversity[1]; rice[1]; spread[2]; hazards[1]; fruits[1]; drought[1]; safety[5]; cassava[1]; Environment[1]; wheat[1]; threat[1]; guava[1]; crop[3];

Entities: Qu Dongyu[2]; Rafael Mariano Grossi[1];

Other categories: Soil Erosion; New Plant Pests; Emerging disease; Malaria; Water contam; in vitro diagnostic devices; FAO; GMOs in food & feed; food security; Coronavirus Infection;

5 March 2021, Rome – Nuclear weapon tests offer valuable insight into how to measure soil erosion and enable the restoration of healthy soils we need to grow our food. The caesium-137 (Cs-137) radionuclides released into the atmosphere and spread around the world from nuclear tests conducted more.......

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