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GMO soybean gets the green light from EU food safety authority

GMO soybean gets the green light from EU food safety authority

A new GMO soybean has been approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with the soybean strand deemed as safe as the non-genetically modified soybean varieties. The Pan ...

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Syngenta buy gives China access to GMO technology

Syngenta buy gives China access to GMO technology

China National Chemical Corp’s proposed USD 43 billion purchase of global Swiss agribusiness Syngenta AG has important implications for the seed sector. While both companies are m ...

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Genetically modified seeds are changing agriculture

Genetically modified seeds are changing agriculture

In a wide, brown field, Bret Davis opens a pocketknife with a click, kneels down and scrapes through a furrow of dirt. He uncovers a purple corn seed. He measures about six inches ...

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USDA Develops First Government Label for GMO-Free Products

USDA Develops First Government Label for GMO-Free Products

The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. USDA's move comes as some con ...

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Cargill started to sell GMO Syngenta corn seed again

Cargill started to sell GMO Syngenta corn seed again

Cargill, one of the top U.S. grain exporters, began selling seed containing the Agrisure Viptera trait last month and scrapped a policy that required farmers to give the company p ...

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Montana grain sales unfazed by GMO wheat discovery

Montana grain sales unfazed by GMO wheat discovery

More than a week after reports that genetically modified wheat unexpectedly turned up at a university research lab in Huntley, foreign buyers are not shying away from Montana grai ...

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US. Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

US. Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

Safety » FDA says labels aren’t needed on GMOs; Vermont becomes first state to require them. Washington » Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans ...

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