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; GMO Environment;

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; GM Animals; GMO Environment;

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; Multiple Species; Other Zoonoses; Food Contact Material;

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; Herbicides; Toxins; Pharmaceuticals; Bacillus; Escherichia; Staphylococcus; Resistance; Lagomorpha; GM Animals; Tickeners; Bacteria;

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; Herbicides; GMO Environment;

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; Other Zoonoses;

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

Fundrasing nell’era del COVID-19 External link

Source country startupitalia Friday, July 10, 2020 11:34:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] consumo[1]; sulla[4]; consumatori[2]; consumi[1]; SAFE[1]; aumentare[2]; food[1]; biotech[1];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment; Coronavirus Infection;

Il COVID-19 ha avuto e avrà un impatto rilevante e duraturo in ambito sociale, economico, finanziario, politico e lavorativo. Le conseguenze sono state rilevanti anche nel mondo Venture Capital e, se da un lato le startup cercano di sopravvivere o sfruttare i vantaggi di questa situazione,.......

Fundrasing in the era of COVID - 19

The COVID - 19 has had and will have a significant impact and lasting social, economic, financial, political and industrial relations. There was also relevant in the world and Venture Capital, while the startup are trying to survive or take advantage of this situation.

Modern Meat Provides Company Update External link

Source country 4-traders Friday, July 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] consumed[1]; risks[3]; GMO[2]; risk[1]; consumers[2]; soy[1]; nourishing[1]; consumer[2]; food[5];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment; Coronavirus Infection;

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 10, 2020) - Modern Meat Inc. (CSE: MEAT) (" Modern Meat " or the " Company "), an award winning plant-based meat producer, is pleased to provide a corporate update to the market after its first full week of trading on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under ticker symbol "MEAT"....

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GMOs in food & feed 2

Modern Meat Provides Company Update External link

Source country 4-traders Friday, July 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] risks[3]; GMO[2]; risk[1]; soy[1];

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

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 10, 2020) - Modern Meat Inc. (CSE: MEAT) (" Modern Meat " or the " Company "), an award winning plant-based meat producer, is pleased to provide a corporate update to the market after its first full week of trading on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under ticker symbol "MEAT"....

Dozens of academics, journalists blast 'cancel culture' critics who signed Harper's open letter External link

Source country foxnews Friday, July 10, 2020 9:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] risk[1]; Cotton[1]; transgender[1];

Entities: Tom Cotton[1]; Harry Potter[1]; Joanne K Rowling[1]; Lives Matter[1]; Gimlet Media[1]; Gloria Steinem[1]; James Bennett[1];

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Harper's initial letter from Tuesday caused a media uproar upon its publication -- and Friday's response references several recent journalism controversies involving race and gender. For example, many Black and Brown employees at The New York Times were displeased with an op-ed written by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

IJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 4854: Plastid Transformation: How Does it Work? Can it Be Applied to Crops? What Can it Offer? External link

Source country mdpi Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:27:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] Crops[1]; algae[1]; crop improvement[1]; transgenes[2]; genetic engineering[1]; crop[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

In recent years, plant genetic engineering has advanced agriculture in terms of crop improvement, stress and disease resistance, and pharmaceutical biosynthesis. Cells from land plants and algae contain three organelles that harbor DNA: the nucleus, plastid, and mitochondria....

Building on functional plant genomics for crop improvement: Sant'Anna School Institute of Life Sciences is the Italian partner institution in the EU-f External link

Source country 4-traders Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:32:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] transgenic[1]; tomato[2]; crops[2]; crop improvement[1]; maize[2]; crop[3];

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

Genomic technologies can boost the efficiency of photosynthesis, tailor crops to specific conditions, respond to climate change and increase food safety for billions of people as the world's population is predicted to reach 9 billion in 2050. Capitalise is a Horizon 2020 EC-funded four-year project coordinated by the University ....

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GM Animals

Equine pegiviruses cause persistent infection of bone marrow and are not associated with hepatitis External link

Source country plos-plospathogens Friday, July 10, 2020 11:48:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] horse[2]; RNA[3]; healthy[2]; cDNA[1]; horses[7]; Food[2];

Other categories: Communicable disease; Emerging disease; Artificial Tissues Adverse Effects;

Abstract Pegiviruses frequently cause persistent infection (as defined by >6 months), but unlike most other Flaviviridae members, no apparent clinical disease. Human pegivirus (HPgV, previously GBV-C) is detectable in 1–4% of healthy individuals and another 5–13% are seropositive. Some evidence for infection of bone marrow and spleen exists....

News 25 mins ago Agroecology is solution to Nigeria’s food, farming challenges- Experts External link

Source country dailypost Friday, July 10, 2020 11:47:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] Genetically Modified[1]; healthy[1]; animal[1]; animals[1]; GMOs[1]; genetic engineering[1]; food[8]; Food[1];

Entities: Nnimmo Bassey[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

The COVID-19 pandemic provides Nigeria with a good opportunity to work towards protecting its farming and food systems from being destroyed by agricultural genetic engineering promoters. Nnimmo Bassey, an environmental expert and nature advocate made the assertion at an online dialogue which x-rayed.......

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GMOs in Environment

Fundrasing nell’era del COVID-19 External link

Source country startupitalia Friday, July 10, 2020 11:34:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] sulla[4]; fitness[1]; SAFE[1]; biotech[1];

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

Il COVID-19 ha avuto e avrà un impatto rilevante e duraturo in ambito sociale, economico, finanziario, politico e lavorativo. Le conseguenze sono state rilevanti anche nel mondo Venture Capital e, se da un lato le startup cercano di sopravvivere o sfruttare i vantaggi di questa situazione,.......

Fundrasing in the era of COVID - 19

The COVID - 19 has had and will have a significant impact and lasting social, economic, financial, political and industrial relations. There was also relevant in the world and Venture Capital, while the startup are trying to survive or take advantage of this situation.

Teacher hardening off seedlings for profit External link

Source country nation-ke Friday, July 10, 2020 11:19:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] banana[9]; fruit-tree[1]; Biotechnology[1]; macadamia[2]; fruit[2]; ENVIRONMENT[1]; survival[4]; bananas[5]; citrus[1]; spread[1]; lemon[1]; environment[1]; risks[1]; fruits[2];

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Winfred Mbolu admires a tissue culture banana seedling in her farm in Machakos County. Together with her husband, Sila Mbolu, the couple harden off plantlets bought from tissue culture laboratories. PHOTO | PIUS MAUNDU | NATION MEDIA GROUP Summary. Regular workers at the nursery include two young men hailed as grafting specialists....

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