Food and Feed Safety

View Food Standards Australia New Zealand - Call for submissions on genetically modified potato lines External link

Source country seedquest Friday, May 26, 2017 4:12:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)genetically modified[3]; Food[3]; food[3]; potatoes[5]; GM[2]; potato[5]; health[1]; foodstandards[1];

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

Food Standards Australia New Zealand - Call for submissions on genetically modified potato lines Australia and New Zealand May 26, 2017. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today called for submissions on an application to permit food from a number of genetically modified potato lines....

Bringing Plant-Based Meat to the Masses, The Beyond Burger Expands Into Safeway Stores External link

Source country businesswire Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:11:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAFoodFeedSafety] (FoodFeedSafety)Plant-Based[1]; plant-based[6]; Foods[1]; foods[1]; GMO[1]; soy[1]; protein[5]; food[1]; plants[1]; health[1]; Protein[1];

Entities: Evan Williams[1]; Bill Gates[1]; Don Thompson[1]; Biz Stone[1];

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

Game-changing plant-based burger breaks through to the meat case at Safeway as consumer demand for plant-based protein grows (Photo: Business Wire) Game-changing plant-based burger breaks through to the meat case at Safeway as consumer demand for plant-based protein grows (Photo: Business Wire) EL SEGUNDO, Calif....

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GM Animals

POINT OF VIEW: Federal government needs to act; mosquito season here External link

Source country palmbeachpost Saturday, May 27, 2017 6:16:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)mosquito[5]; virus[1]; invasive[1]; spread[4]; genetically engineered[1];

Entities: Thomas Frieden[1];

Other categories: Zika Virus; GM Animals; Vaccination; microcephaly; Insecticides; Feed;

As we celebrated Mother’s Day with our families recently, I could not help but think of all the moms in the U.S., and all over the world, who have been affected by Zika in the past year. As a father of six, I know that all children bring challenges. But a child born with microcephaly will present his or her parents with unique struggles....

Nutrition and health External link

Source country euractiv-en Friday, May 26, 2017 11:32:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOAnimals] (GMAnimals)genetically modified[1]; environment[2]; meat[2]; health[3]; escape[1]; competition[1];

Entities: Phil Hogan[1]; Eric Andrieu[1]; Kofi Annan[1]; Lars Adaktusson[1]; Daciana Sarbu[1]; Jose Bove[1]; Magnus Oscarsson[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment; MRSA; Insecticides; Pharmaceuticals; Resistance; Environment; GMO Environment; GM Microorganisms;

In light of heavy criticism by the EU socialists in the revived glyphosate debate, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com that political opinions cannot outweigh broadly-agreed scientific opinions. Germans love to do their food shopping at discount retailers....

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GMO Environment

Nutrition and health External link

Source country euractiv-en Friday, May 26, 2017 11:32:00 PM CEST | info [other]

In light of heavy criticism by the EU socialists in the revived glyphosate debate, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com that political opinions cannot outweigh broadly-agreed scientific opinions. Germans love to do their food shopping at discount retailers....

Fin24.com | All not rosy for SA maize exports - expert External link

Source country news24 Friday, May 26, 2017 8:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOEnvironment] (GMOEnvironment)genetically modified[1]; maize[24]; seed[1]; GM[3];

Other categories: Spodoptera frugiperda;

Cape Town - South Africa is facing stiff maize export competition, warns Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz). "This is likely to be a challenging year for South Africa’s white maize producers due to lower global demand....

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GM Microorganisms

Nutrition and health External link

Source country euractiv-en Friday, May 26, 2017 11:32:00 PM CEST | info [other]

In light of heavy criticism by the EU socialists in the revived glyphosate debate, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com that political opinions cannot outweigh broadly-agreed scientific opinions. Germans love to do their food shopping at discount retailers....

Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for mixed-sugar fermentation External link

Source country avhandlingar Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:05:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAGMOMicroorganisms] (GMMicroorganisms)microorganism[1]; fermentation[8]; recombinant[1];

Other categories: Saccharomyces; Fungi;

Sammanfattning: Efficient fermentation of all the monomeric sugars derived from lignocellulose is crucial to increase the economy of bioethanol production, since they can account for a considerable fraction of the fermentable sugars in the raw material....

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Molecular Characterization

Why Scientists Are Welcoming Nod to Commercial Production of GM Mustard External link

Source country news18 Monday, May 15, 2017 10:43:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)plant[7]; genetically modified[1]; cotton[1]; transgenic[3]; GM[3]; contamination[2];

Entities: Deepak Pental[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; Unauthorised GMOs (UGM); GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment; Herbicides; Environment; GMO Environment;

New Delhi: While activists may be up in arms against the approval for commercial production given to genetically modified mustard, by the government’s apex transgenic product regulatory body, senior scientists seemed to be happy with the move. Speaking to News18, scientists working with different.......

GDO bu hastalıklara davetiye çıkartıyor... External link

Source country haber-mynet Monday, May 8, 2017 7:30:00 AM CEST | info [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSAMolecularCharacterization] (MolecularCharacterization)soya[4]; genetiği değiştirilmiş[3]; papaya[1]; patates[1]; ayçiçeği[1]; Mısır[1]; pirinç[1]; Genetiği Değiştirilmiş[1]; karpuz[1]; bitki[1]; GDO[25]; kavun[1]; domates[2]; mısır[4]; buğday[1]; kirliliğin[1];

Other categories: Medicinal Products; Multidrug resistant; Insecticides; Pharmaceuticals; GM Animals; GMO Environment; GM Microorganisms;

Her gün duyduğumuz GDO kelimesi artık kulağımıza fazlasıyla aşina ama yararları ve zararları nedir tam olarak bilmiyoruz. Nedir bu GDO, beraber bakalım. GDO kısaltmasının açılımı genetiği değiştirilmiş organizmadır. Aslında son 25 yıldır hayatımızda ama biz ondan söz etmeye son 10 senede hız verdik. Biz onu en çok mısırla hatırlıyoruz....

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GMOs in food & feed

12:56 Medio Ambiente - El glifosato otra vez en... External link

Source country ecoticias Saturday, May 27, 2017 4:56:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] maíz[2]; seguro[2]; consumo[1]; transgénicos[2]; algodón[1]; GM[1]; alimentos[1]; Algodón[1]; modificados genéticamente[2]; Seguridad[1];

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

Más controversia. El comisario de salud de la UE, Vytenis Andriukaitis apoya la medida a pesar de la conocida y larga disputa, sobre si el químico causa cáncer . “Nuestra posición se basa en una evaluación muy completa”, dijo a la prensa. Pero no está claro si los países miembros de la UE votarían a.......

12:56 environment - glyphosate again in...

More controversy. The EU health commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis supports the move despite the well-known and long dispute about whether the chemical cause cancer. “Our position is based on a very comprehensive assessment”, said to the press. But it is not clear if the member states of the EU would vote to....

Salt won't give you a heart attack, says scientist External link

Source country dailymail Saturday, May 27, 2017 1:26:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] risk[4]; consuming[1]; Consuming[1]; engineered[1]; risks[1]; soy[1]; cabbage[1]; consumption[2]; food[2]; hazard[1]; health[2]; genetically engineered[1]; consume[2];

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

Of course, human babies are much larger than rats, and the salt-sensitive rats had been genetically engineered to suffer from hypertension. But based partly on this research, the Committee on Nutrition at the American Academy of Paediatrics concluded that infants were consuming too much sodium, and.......

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GMOs in food & feed 2

El reto del agro es la productividad External link

Source country confidencial Saturday, May 27, 2017 5:40:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] frijoles[2]; maíz[1]; frijol[1]; transgénicas[1]; planta[6]; transgénicos[1]; biotecnología[3]; riesgo[2]; transgénico[1]; seguridad[1]; grano[1];

Other categories:

Aunque se ha avanzado mucho desde la Nicaragua de los años 80 del siglo pasado, en la que el sector agropecuario exportaba unos 180 a 190 millones de dólares, a este siglo XXI en el que se perciben ingresos por más de US$2,000 millones, es mucho lo que hace falta recorrer para que el país vuelva a merecer el título de ‘Granero de Centroamérica’....

The challenge of the agro is productivity

Although much progress has been made since the Nicaragua of the eighties of the last century, in which the agricultural sector exported 180 to 190 million dollars, in this 21st century in collecting revenue by more than $2 billion, there is much that we need to go to the country back to deserve the title of ‘breadbasket of central america’.

12:56 Medio Ambiente - El glifosato otra vez en... External link

Source country ecoticias Saturday, May 27, 2017 4:56:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] maíz[2]; seguro[2]; Salud[1]; transgénicos[2]; algodón[1]; GM[1]; Algodón[1]; modificados genéticamente[2]; salud[1]; Seguridad[1];

Other categories: EFSA; WHO; GMOs in food & feed;

Más controversia. El comisario de salud de la UE, Vytenis Andriukaitis apoya la medida a pesar de la conocida y larga disputa, sobre si el químico causa cáncer . “Nuestra posición se basa en una evaluación muy completa”, dijo a la prensa. Pero no está claro si los países miembros de la UE votarían a.......

12:56 environment - glyphosate again in...

More controversy. The EU health commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis supports the move despite the well-known and long dispute about whether the chemical cause cancer. “Our position is based on a very comprehensive assessment”, said to the press. But it is not clear if the member states of the EU would vote to....

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Unauthorised GMOs (UGM)

Kauai woman joins Swiss protest External link

Source country thegardenisland Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:22:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] genetically modified[1]; Crop[1]; Crop Improvement[1];

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Rosenstiel attended the Swiss March Against Syngenta, which is held on the same day as the International March Against Monsanto. There she delivered a speech on behalf of activists on Kauai. “I come here from the most isolated island chain in the world, from the tiny island of Kauai, in the middle.......

Nigeria's Ogbadu elected Vice President of ICGEB External link

Source country authorityngr Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:05:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [UGM] molecular[1]; crop improvement[1]; crop[1];

Other categories: WHO; GMOs in Environment; FAO;

The election became necessary when the outgoing president, Prof Hamdy Abdel Aziz Moursy from Egypt announced his desire to step down after the end of the 2017 session, having served as president for seventeen consecutive years, the statement explained....

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GM Animals

POINT OF VIEW: Federal government needs to act; mosquito season here External link

Source country palmbeachpost Saturday, May 27, 2017 6:16:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] insecticides[2]; mosquito[5]; feed[1]; genetically engineered[1]; insecticide-resistant[1]; mosquitoes[5];

Entities: Thomas Frieden[1];

Other categories: Zika Virus; Vaccination; microcephaly; Insecticides; Feed; GM Animals;

As we celebrated Mother’s Day with our families recently, I could not help but think of all the moms in the U.S., and all over the world, who have been affected by Zika in the past year. As a father of six, I know that all children bring challenges. But a child born with microcephaly will present his or her parents with unique struggles....

New Way to Slow Cancer Cell Growth External link

Source country farsnews-en Saturday, May 27, 2017 5:09:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] RNA[4]; protein[3]; healthy[1];

Other categories:

Cancer is an extremely complex disease, but its definition is quite simple: the abnormal and uncontrollable growth of cells. Researchers from the University of Rochester's Center for RNA Biology have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer....

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GMOs in Environment

BioNovelus, Inc. Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer and Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer and Update of Prior Coffee Rust P External link

Source country benzinga Saturday, May 27, 2017 1:15:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] Coffee[4]; genetically modified[1]; safe[2]; risks[2]; coffee[1]; crop[2]; contamination[1]; environmental[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

Phoenix, May 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- / BioNovelus, Inc. (ONOV), whose CR-10 Biofungicide is a non-toxic solution for safe and effective pre- and post-harvest applications, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Mark R. Johnson has left the Company to pursue other interests....

Increasing grain size, weight may improve wheat yields External link

Source country seedquest Friday, May 26, 2017 11:48:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] wheat[17]; genetically modified[1]; gene[1]; rice[2]; transgenic[3]; transgene[1]; durum wheat[1]; Wheat[3]; environmental[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed;

Brookings, South Dakota, USA May 26, 2017. Associate biology and microbiology professor Wanlong Li assesses the growth of two-week-old wheat seedlings. Through a new three-year, $930,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, Li hopes to increase wheat yield by increasing the size and weight of the kernels....

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