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

STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Medicare wouldn’t cover emergency-use Covid-19 vaccines; 156 countries join WHO vaccine effort External link

Source country statnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:38:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] maple[1]; safe[1]; health[3]; biotech[1]; Food[1];

Other categories: WHO; Coronavirus Infection;

T op of the morning to you, and a fine one it is. Baby blue skies and deliciously cool breezes are greeting us this morning on the Pharmalot campus, where the short person is, once again, hovering over a laptop and the rambunctious (we are being polite) official mascot is chasing critters....

CBD Beverages Market | American Premium Water, CBD Biotechnology Co. Ltd, Phivida Holdings, Tilray Inc., Heineken, CannTrust Holdings, Canopy Growth C External link

Source country openpr Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:56:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] enhanced[1]; Biotechnology[2]; Biotech[1]; Watermelon[1]; health[3]; consumers[1]; consumption[1]; Orange[1]; Lemon[1]; consumer[1];

Entities: Blood Orange[1]; Dona Sofia[1];

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CBD Beverages Market: Overview The health offerings imparted by cannabidiol (CBD) such as nausea relief, enhanced sleep, stress reduction, and decrease in inflammation may bring expansive growth opportunities for the global CBD beverages market across the forecast period of 2019-2029....

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GMOs in food & feed 2

Põllumees taimekaitsevahendite jääkidest: keskkonnanõuded on päris karmid External link

Source country err Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:27:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] riske[1]; riskihindamist[1]; riskiastmega[2]; riskihindamise[1]; GMO[2]; risk[2]; Riskihindamist[1]; pea[3];

Entities: Eva Lind[1];

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kui ka taimekaitsevahendite jääke . Euroopa Liit on võtnud ette samme põllumajanduskoormuse piiramiseks . See teeb muret põllumeestele, kelle sooviks on saada häid saake. Lääne-Virumaal Rabaveere talus taimekasvatusega tegelev Olev Kreen, kes on ühtlasi Põllumajandus-Kaubanduskoja nõukogu esimees,.......

Farmer from residues of plant protection products: Environmental requirements are quite stringent

as well as residues of plant protection products . The European Union has taken steps to limit the agricultural burden. This concerns farmers who wish to have good harvests. Creen, a plant-growing Member of Rabalee Farm in Lääne-Virumaa, who is also Chairman of the Board of the Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce,....

A dicotomia entre transgênicos e orgânicos: o que temos a ver? External link

Source country ecodebate Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:14:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] geneticamente modificados[1]; soja[2]; milho[2]; algodão[2]; pois[1]; mais[3]; risco[1];

Entities: Saúde Coletiva[1]; Fernando Ferreira[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed;

Felipe Soares de Moraes1 Diego Márcio Ferreira Casemiro2 Transgênicos e orgânicos – Em linhas gerais, é colocado ao consumidor o poder da decisão de escolher um dos caminhos para o exercício da sua soberania alimentar. [EcoDebate] A discussão que se segue no campo da....

Organic and the dichotomy between transgênicos: what we have to do?

The dichotomy between Transgênicos and organic: what we have to do? Felipe Soares of Moraes1 Diego Márcio Ferreira Casemiro2 Transgênicos and organic – in general terms, are placed in the consumer the power of decision to choose one of the ways to carry on its food sovereignty. [EcoDebate] the following discussion in the field of.

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Origin Agritech : Receives National Testing Standard Approval for Two GMO Corn Traits External link

Source country 4-traders Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] phytase[1]; corn[5]; Corn[1]; GMO[2]; transgenic[1]; crop[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

BEIJING Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Origin Agritech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SEED) (the "Company" or "Origin"), an agriculture technology company, today announced that the Standard Testing Method and Procedures of the company's two GMO corn seed traits have been approved in a newly published National.......

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With COVID-19 With Neurologic Manifestations in a Child: A Brief Report External link

Source country pidj Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

From the Division of Pediatrics, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo - SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Emergency Department, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil. Laboratory of Molecular and Clinical Virology, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo - SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil....

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GM Animals

Morgan Stanley handpicks the best healthcare stocks to buy now to profit in 2020 External link

Source country markets-businessinsider Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:35:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Reuters/Lucas Jackson Morgan Stanley recommended 10 stocks that they think will perform well as the US faces its next presidential election and as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Analysts recommended six pharmaceutical stocks despite political rhetoric bashing drug prices....

India must take the lead in devising bio-defences External link

Source country HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:25:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] pigs[1]; synthetic biology[1]; RNA[1]; healthy[1]; guinea pigs[1];

Entities: Vivek Wadhwa[1]; Vijay Raghavan[1]; Narendra Modi[1]; Precision Medicine[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; Yersinia Pestis (Plague); Synthetic Biology;

Although China may not have deliberately created Covid-19, it is possible that its release was the result of a lab accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which has been doing “gain-of-function” research on bat coronaviruses. Such research modifies a virus to make it deadlier or more transmissible specifically, transmissible between species....

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GMOs in Environment

Oxygen types that damage crops in extreme weather conditions External link

Source country agriorbit Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:31:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] environmental[2]; drought[1]; threatens[1]; risk[1]; transgenic[1]; threat[1]; Drought[1]; genetic engineering[1]; crop[4];

Other categories: Environmental damage (damage to biodiversity, water, land); Radiation damage; Carbon Dioxide and other Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Hydrogen;

Oxygen is best known as a life-giving gas without which life as we know it, would not be possible. Apart from the oxygen (O2) humans and animals inhale when they […] The post Oxygen types that damage crops in extreme weather conditions appeared first on AgriOrbit....

Why the EU’s post-COVID recovery should go bio External link

Source country youris Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:48:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] biotechnologies[2]; environmental[1]; health[1]; tobacco[1]; crop[1];

Entities: David Zilberman[1];

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

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David Zilberman said: “This will be the big test for the EU,”

From businesses developing technological solutions to face the COVID-19 outbreak to companies producing biodegradable plastic products for hospitals and retail chains: many bio-based activities have proved to be crucial during the novel coronavirus pandemic and are coping better with the economic effects of lockdowns than others....

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