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

Hainan Free Trade Port on fast track of development External link

Source country beijingreview-en Monday, August 2, 2021 12:31:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] fruit[2]; health[1]; consumption[1]; GE[1];

Entities: Zhang Jianping[1]; Deputy Mayor[1];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment;

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Zhang Jianping said: "These two policies are helping attract both domestic and international investors,"

Zhang Jianping said: "Hainan's current industrial structure is good for the development of the FTP,"

Zhang Jianping said: "Hainan should focus on services and manufacturing with high value added,"

The construction of the Songtao Reservoir in Danzhou, a city on the tropical island province of Hainan, started in June 1958. Those working on the project calculated that they would need to build a dam 170 meters high in order to protect areas downstream from annual floods....

Apple pulls anti-vax social app over misinformation (updated) External link

Source country engadget Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:57:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] feed[2]; Apple[6]; health[1]; mRNA[1];

Entities: Play Store[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

Mobile app shops are cracking down on one of the higher-profile communities spreading Bloomberg reports that Apple has removed Unjected, a hybrid social and dating app for the unvaccinated, for "inappropriately" referencing the COVID-19 pandemic's concept and themes....

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GMOs in food & feed 2

C'è un problema nel Green Pass: ecco come lo si può truccare External link

Source country lasentinella Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:41:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] rischio[3]; sicurezza[1]; Malattie[1]; Lino[1]; salute[1]; clonare[2];

Entities: Luigi Gubello[1]; Stefano Zanero[1];

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Luigi Gubello dice: “i criminali non hanno bisogno di modificare il codice originale per creare un'app che svolga attività fraudolente, gli basta clonare l'aspetto dell'originale e poi inserire ciò che preferiscono nel codice dell'app malevola - (\*) - È un po' come il phishing, non ho bisogno del codice sorgente di Facebook per farlo, mi basta clonare l'aspetto del sito e diffondere il mio sito malevolo”

Luigi Gubello aggiunge: “Ai gestori non serve utilizzare app contraffatte, basta fingere di aver scansionato il codice ”

articolo modificato e aggiornato alle 13.10 dell'1 agosto 2021. Criminali e gestori di attività varie avranno gioco facile ad aggirare gli obblighi del Green Pass o addirittura utilizzarli a proprio vantaggio per fare incetta di dati personali. È possibile tramite una "modifica semplice al codice.......

There is a problem in Green Pass: this is how you can rigging

Article amended and updated at 1.10,1 August 2021. Criminals and managers of various activities will be easy to circumvent obligations of the Green Pass or even use it to their advantage to rodents' personal data. It is possible through a "simple amendments to the code.

Kiwi Gardeners' Familiar Herbicide Pulled From US Shelves External link

Source country scoop-co-nz Sunday, August 1, 2021 7:55:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] soybean[1]; potatoes[1]; Health[1]; Genetically Engineered[1]; corn[2]; GMO[1]; health[3]; soy[1]; canola[1]; sugar beet[1];

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

Bayer has announced that it is withdrawing all its proprietary glyphosate - based herbicides (GBH), from the US lawn and garden markets by 2023. This is in recognition of the Court costs related to the chronic health damage RoundUp has caused, mostly on farmers and small gardeners....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Cultivar-, stress duration- and leaf age-specific hub genes and co-expression networks responding to waterlogging in barley External link

Source country sciencedirect-environmental-and-experimental-botany Sunday, August 1, 2021 6:30:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] Cultivar-[1]; cultivars[3]; molecular[1]; cultivar-specific[1]; PSY1[1];

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Mature leaf degradation for supporting the younger leaf growth is a survival strategy for plants under waterlogging stress, but its molecular mechanism is rarely known. In this study, two barley cultivars Laurikka (B1) and Evergreen (B2), differing in waterlogging tolerance, were subjected to 6- or.......

Molecular characteristics of S-RNase alleles as the determinant of self-incompatibility in the style of Fragaria viridis External link

Source country nature-hortres Sunday, August 1, 2021 2:56:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] C5[1]; Fig[2]; Strawberry[1]; strawberry[2]; molecular[1]; cDNA[3]; Molecular[1];

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Materials and sample selection. The incompatible wild F. viridis 42 was used to establish a style expression database and to explore style SI determinants in the genus Fragaria , and its selfed progenies were used for S genotype identification and functional verification by cross-pollination....

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GM Animals

Enzyme research could help target antibiotic resistance External link

Source country miragenews Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:52:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] biotechnology[2]; protein[1]; food[1]; biotech[2];

Entities: Craig Billington[2];

Other categories: MRSA; WHO; food security;

University of Canterbury Biochemistry Professor Renwick Dobson and ESR microbiologist Dr Craig Billington have developed an enzyme biotechnology that could help address the need for new ways to kill bacteria that are becoming resistant to antibiotics. University of Canterbury Biochemistry Professor.......

Authentication firm Eluceda raises £1.1m in fundraising External link

Source country securingindustry Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:48:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] Biotechnology[1]; protein[1]; food[1];

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UK authentication specialist Eluceda has raised £1.1m ($1.5m) from institutional investors that will be used to expand its headcount and accelerate its growth plans. Four-year-old Eluceda's authentication and brand protection technology platform includes taggants and forensic markers, security inks.......

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GMOs in Environment

Hainan Free Trade Port on fast track of development External link

Source country beijingreview-en Monday, August 2, 2021 12:31:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] environment[1]; fruit[2]; health[1]; GE[1];

Entities: Zhang Jianping[1]; Deputy Mayor[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Zhang Jianping said: "These two policies are helping attract both domestic and international investors,"

Zhang Jianping said: "Hainan's current industrial structure is good for the development of the FTP,"

Zhang Jianping said: "Hainan should focus on services and manufacturing with high value added,"

The construction of the Songtao Reservoir in Danzhou, a city on the tropical island province of Hainan, started in June 1958. Those working on the project calculated that they would need to build a dam 170 meters high in order to protect areas downstream from annual floods....

Tyler Cowen | The future will be weirder than we think External link

Source country cambodiantimes Sunday, August 1, 2021 8:43:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] health[1]; fruitful[1]; genetic engineering[1]; spread[1];

Entities: Tyler Cowen[1]; Elon Musk[1];

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How weird is the future going to be? Just a little bit - or plain flat-out radically unthinkably weird? And is this future 1 000 years from now - or 100? The notion that the future will be weirder than we think, and come sooner, is a possibility raised by Holden Karnofsky, the co-chief executive officer of Open Philanthropy....

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