أخبار البنود ذات الصلة في مجال التكنولوجيا الحيوية AG, trade and perhaps some other interesting items out there related to agriculture will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newly added items will be inأخضر في الجزء السفلي من أقسام). Be sure to check in regularly!


House approves federal GMO labeling bill that nullifies Vermont law- Food Navigator USA -By Elaine Watson(يوليو 14)

The US House of Representatives has voted to pass a federal GMO labeling bill (306:117 votes) that would pre-empt and nullify all state-led GMO labeling laws including the one that has just come into effect in Vermont.

Food manufacturers boycott anti-GMO labeling activists in Vermont – دلتا مزرعة الصحافة – By Forrest Laws in Farm Press Blog(يوليو 15)

Most activists dont really care whether GMO foods are safe the science says they are. They are much more intent on using labeling requirements to further spread fear and distrust of the food supply so they can force farmers to stop growing GMO crops and reduce pesticide usage.

حلقة الوصل:http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/food-manufacturers-boycott-anti-gmo-labeling-activists-vermont

Non-GMO verification frequently illegal and nonsensicalManitoba Co-Operator (كندا) – By Karen Daynard (يوليو 18)

Oddly enough, as taken directly from their website, the Non-GMO Projects verification seal is not a GMO-free claim, it is trustworthy, defensible, transparent, and North Americas only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance. They even know that their claims arent necessarily true.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.manitobacooperator.ca/news-opinion/opinion/non-gmo-verification-frequently-illegal-and-nonsensical/

GMO labeling may be more about marketing than transparency -Genetic Literacy ProjectBy

The organic industry has spent millions of dollars over the years to convince consumers that food containing genetically engineered ingredients are inherently more risky than their own products, in contradiction to the overwhelming scientific consensus.

حلقة الوصل:https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/07/19/gmo-labeling-may-marketing-transparency/

Russia heaps restrictions on GMO imports- GlobalMeatNews.com -By Vladislav Vorotnikov (يوليو 20)

Russia has adopted a new law to ban imports of GM feed inwar on genetically modified organisms (الكائنات المعدلة وراثيا) found in meat and feed products.

The next GMO-labeling battleground: USDAPoliticoBy Jenny Hopkinson (يوليو 20)

Every organization from the Grocery Manufacturers Association to the Environmental Working Group is now homing its sights on the department

حلقة الوصل:http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/gmo-labeling-fight-heads-to-usda-225874

Lift GM crop bans, says Productivity CommissionThe Weekly Times (أستراليا) – By Natalie Kotsios (يوليو 19)

It says NSW, جنوب استراليا, Tasmania, Western Australia and the ACT should all lift their moratoriums on GMOs, arguing there are no economic or health reasons for them.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/agribusiness/cropping/lift-gm-crop-ban-says-productivity-commission/news-story/2f7c86bc7a6d62c2f31dd4a48847a6ff

Whats in a Name? Plenty, if Its a GMO.National ReviewBy Henry I. Miller (يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/438082/gmo-labeling-unnecessary-meaningless-and-misleading

GM product labelling not in AustraliaThe Land (أستراليا) – By Colin Bettles (يوليو 22)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.theland.com.au/story/4045630/gm-product-labelling-not-in-australia/

EU approves Monsanto, Bayer genetically modified soybeans – رويترز (يوليو 22)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-grains-gmos-idUSKCN10212M


Activists to present their anti-GM mustard stand before central regulator on MondayThe Times of IndiaBy Vishwa Mohan (يوليو 17)

حلقة الوصل:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Activists-to-present-their-anti-GM-mustard-stand-before-central-regulator-on-Monday/articleshow/53254481.cms

Fitness and health expert: 10 science-based reasons why Im thankful for GMOs -Genetic Literacy ProjectBy

حلقة الوصل: https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/07/20/fitness-and-health-expert-10-science-based-reasons-why-im-thankful-for-gmos/

Why arent GMOs tested on humans?Biology FortifiedBy Layla Katiraee (يوليو 19)

“[W]hat is exclusive or unique about GMOs that merits such rigorous testing, yet excludes other crop modification techniques?”

حلقة الوصل:https://www.biofortified.org/2016/07/why-arent-gmos-tested-on-humans/

GM Mosquitoes Reduce Dengue Fever Cases by 91% in Piracicaba, البرازيلCrop Biotech Update, Ishaaa (يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=14587

Opposition to GM food is killing poor peopleThe Irish TimesBy William Reville (يوليو 21)

Golden rice could save lives in developing countries, but activists continue to resist it in the face of the evidence

حلقة الوصل:http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/opposition-to-gm-food-is-killing-poor-people-1.2719412

An Upgraded 3,000-Year-Old Pea Could Ease Indias Inflation Problem – بلومبرغ – BySandrine Rastello(يوليو 19)

Modi has yet to take a stance on genetically modified food.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-19/an-upgraded-3-000-year-old-pea-could-ease-india-s-inflation-problem

Chinese Scientists Push for Wider GMO Use Amid ProtestsYibada (الصين) – ByAlvin Ybanez(يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل: http://en.yibada.com/articles/143326/20160720/chinese-scientists-push-wider-gmo-use-amid-protests.htm#ixzz4FA5oodBy

Anti-biotech hidden agenda: Link GMO feed to conventional dairy products to scare adoption of organics -Genetic Literacy ProjectBy

حلقة الوصل:https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/07/22/anti-biotech-hidden-agenda-link-gmo-feed-conventional-dairy-products-scare-adoption-organics/


EU and U.S. seek trade deal this year, knowing large hurdles remainBusiness Insider / رويترز (يوليو 15)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.businessinsider.com/r-eu-and-us-seek-trade-deal-this-year-knowing-large-hurdles-remain-2016-7

الصين, US on course for continuing trade wranglesSouth China Morning PostBy Zhou Xin – (يوليو 16)

Washington says Beijing has not done enough to warrant market economy status, while US in turn is accused of growing protectionism

حلقة الوصل:http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1990348/china-us-course-continuing-trade-wrangles

Britain aims to secure free trade deals with 12 countries before leaving the EU in 2019 as Australia and the US emerge at the front of the queue for deal worth billions to UK economyDaily Mail (المملكة المتحدة) – By Matt Dathan (يوليو 17)

حلقة الوصل: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3694227/Britain-aims-secure-free-trade-deals-12-countries-leaving-EU-Australia-emerge-queue-deal-worth-billions-UK-economy.html#ixzz4En2I6ECj

الامريكى. Governors Focused on Agricultural TradeSuccessful Farming at Agriculture.comBy Anna McConnell (يوليو 16)

From Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton, they all have something to say about trade, but the governors are the best indicators, Governor Walker says.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.agriculture.com/news/crops/us-governors-focused-on-agricultural-trade

African blocs fail to agree on Free Trade AreaThe East AfricanBy James Anyanzwa (يوليو 16)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/African-blocs-fail-to-agree-on-Free-Trade-Area/-/2558/3297410/-/lny9k0z/-/index.html

الامريكى. committed to TTIP, more important due to Brexit: Kerry – رويترز (يوليو 18)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-ttip-kerry-idUSKCN0ZY139

Kerry to embark on EU roadshow to promote TTIPEurActiv.comBy Georgi Gotev (يوليو 18)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/news/kerry-to-embark-on-eu-roadshow-to-promote-ttip/

Key Republican skeptical of lame-duck Pacific trade voteMarketWatchBy Robert Schroeder (يوليو 18)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.marketwatch.com/story/key-republican-skeptical-of-lame-duck-pacific-trade-vote-2016-07-18

Showing America why the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal mattersThe Australian Finance ReviewBy Craig Emerson (يوليو 19)

قراءة المزيد: http://www.afr.com/opinion/columnists/showing-america-why-the-transpacific-partnership-trade-deal-matters-20160718-gq8350#ixzz4EsZwAMMM

As fast as possible USA’s John Kerry calls for urgent transatlantic trade with BritainExpress (المملكة المتحدة) – By Greg Heffer (يوليو 20)

US Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday signalled America would act speedily to set up a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/690972/US-Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-post-Brexit-trade-deal-Theresa-May-Barack-Obama-EU

More Than a Trade Agreement – أخبار الولايات المتحدة & التقرير العالمي – By Paul Nadeau (يوليو 19)

Abandoning the Trans-Pacific Partnership means leaving Japan and the rest of Asia in the lurch.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2016-07-19/tpp-is-important-for-japan-and-asia-relations-not-just-economics

Brazilian port push opens up big farm growth opportunitiesThe Land (أستراليا) – By Andrew Marshall (يوليو 20)

Brazils enviable agricultural export capacity is enjoyinga port construction boom

حلقة الوصل:http://www.theland.com.au/story/4040224/brazilian-port-push-opens-up-big-farm-growth-opportunities/

India and US embroiled in poultry imports row- GlobalMeatNews -By Keith Nuthall (يوليو 21)

India threatens to remove import restrictions on US poultry, but Washington has said it will seek to impose retaliatory duties in case New Delhis liberalisation falls short of global trading standards.

Chinas Soybean Imports Seen Dropping for First Time in 15 Years – بلومبرغ – ByManisha Jha(يوليو 19)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-19/china-s-soybean-imports-seen-dropping-for-first-time-in-15-years-iqthz1a4

TTIP Negotiators Reiterate 2016 Goal, While Noting Market Access Gaps – ICTSD الجسور (يوليو 21)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.ictsd.org/bridges-news/bridges/news/ttip-negotiators-reiterate-2016-goal-while-noting-market-access-gaps


Greening: Florida citrus not viable by 2019, models predict -Southeast Farm PressByJohn Hart(يوليو 19)

We are at a tipping point. Promising research is coming out. The idea is to implement this research in stages so that we can get the growers to maintain productivity while better and better strategies come out.

حلقة الوصل:http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict

African farmers say they can feed the world, and we might soon need them toQuartz AfricaBy Peter Schwartzstein (يوليو 20)

“مع 60-65% of the worlds uncultivated arable land and 10% of renewable freshwater resources, Africas immense agricultural potential has long been a keen point of discussion among agronomists and global decision-makers.

حلقة الوصل:http://qz.com/736626/african-farmers-say-they-can-feed-the-world-and-we-might-soon-need-them-to/?sf31380549=1

New Way to Boost Crop Production Doesnt Rely on GMOs or PesticidesMIT Tech ReviewBy Mike Orcutt (يوليو 21)

Researchers are fiddling with the plant equivalent of gut bacteria.

حلقة الوصل:https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601930/new-way-to-boost-crop-production-doesnt-rely-on-gmos-or-pesticides/

It matters not how much oil if theres no food or TP – دلتا مزرعة الصحافة – بواسطة Hembree براندون in Farm Press Blog(يوليو 19)

America enjoys a level of food security that ranks it No. 1 worldwide, thanks to a lot of arable land and the continually increasing efficiency and productivity of the American farmer and the U.S. food distribution system.

حلقة الوصل:http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/it-matters-not-how-much-oil-if-there-s-no-food-or-tp

When Community-Supported Agriculture Is Not What It SeemsThe New York TimesBy Julie Moskin (يوليو 19)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/dining/csa-farm-share-community-supported-agriculture.html

Wal-Mart, America’s Largest Grocer, Is Now Selling Ugly Fruit And VegetablesNPR, The SaltBy Maria Godoy (يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/07/20/486664266/walmart-world-s-largest-grocer-is-now-selling-ugly-fruit-and-veg

Obama signs Global Food Security ActAgri-Pulse -By Stephen Davies(يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.agri-pulse.com/Obama-signs-Global-Food-Security-Act-07202016.asp

Dow-DuPont Shareholders Approve $59 Billion Merger of Equals – بلومبرغ – By Jack Kaskey (يوليو 20)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-20/dow-dupont-shareholders-approve-59-billion-merger-of-equals