الأخبار ذات الصلة بالتكنولوجيا ag, التكنولوجيا الحيوية, التجارة – وربما بعض أخرى مواضيع مثيرة للاهتمام هناك المتصلة بالزراعة – ستنشر على هذه الصفحة طوال الأسبوع (الأسبوع سيتم تقدم أحدث العناصر الموجودة في الأخضر في أسفل المقاطع). تحقق من الصفحة خلال الأسبوع للتحديثات.

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This week GFN would also like to highlight the مشروع الأرز الذهبي and its efforts to address severe vitamin A deficiency, which can lead to blindness and other health issues, primarily in children.

The Philippine الأرز Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International الأرز Research Institute (الأرز) have submitted an application for a biosafety permit to allow Vitamin A-biofortified (GR2E) الأرز to be used for food, تغذية, and processing in the Philippines. بالإضافة, IRRI has also applied to include the الأرز in the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Code (FSANZ) to prevent any trade issues if small amounts of the الأرز inadvertently end up in shipments of other milled الأرز imported into Australia/New Zealand.

The governments are both accepting public comments until 14 أيلول/سبتمبر and we urge you to all provide comments of support for the applications prior to that deadline. Your comments in support can be directed to the Director of the Bureau of Plant Industry (الفلبين) through e-mail at bpibiotechsecretariat@yahoo.com, and online at http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/code/changes/submission/Pages/SubmissionForm.aspx for FSANZ (Application Number A1138; Proposal for Food derived from Provitamin A Rice Line GR2E).

More information about the Golden الأرز Project that you may find of use in supportive comments can be found online at http://irri.org/golden-ricehttp://irri.org/goldenالأرز/faqs أو http://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/goldenالأرزmoving-forward-philippines.

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التجارة, المتصلة التجارة, البنية التحتية:

US and Mexico united on dairy trade priorities amid NAFTA renegotiation talks – DairyReporter.com – بماري إيلين شوب (أغسطس 29)

The US and Mexico dairy sectors have issued a joint list of trade priorities for the modernization of NAFTA, protecting of generic cheese names, and Canada’s “sky-high” dairy tariffs.” – الارتباط

Peru Sees ‘AmbitiousTrade Deal with Australia as Early as 2018 – صوت أمريكا / رويترز (أغسطس 28) – الارتباط

Theresa May’s Japan trip ‘prepares ground’ for trade deal – الفاينانشيال تايمز (المملكة المتحدة) – By Robin Wright (أغسطس 29) – الارتباط

Japan keen to spearhead Trans Pacific Partnership 11, hopes US returns – مواعيد جديدة لمضيق (سنغافورة) – By Rupa Damodaran (أغسطس 28) – الارتباط

Despite Trump tweets, NAFTA talks moving along quite nicely – الزراعية-نبض – By Bill Thomson (أغسطس 30)

“…the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is moving quickly, positively and without animosity, according to ag sector and government sources.” – الارتباط (subscription)

أفريقيا: A Brief Guide to the Continental Free Trade Agreement – الفريك / Africa PortalBy Asmita Parshotam (أغسطس 28) – الارتباط

 

AG, التكنولوجيا AG, البحوث, إنتاج, حماية, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Multi-nutrient rice set to address worldwide ‘hidden hunger’ challengeNutraIngredients – حسب تشو الإرادة (أغسطس 22)

A multi-nutrient type of rice bred to produce beta-carotene and increased levels of iron and zinc could help tackle malnutrition caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies, المعروف أيضا باسم “hidden hunger.”” – الارتباط

How to provide a protein-rich diet to a growing population – مجلة الايكونومست (أغسطس 31)

What goes onto people’s plates matters. So does what gets fed to animals” – الارتباط (على أساس الاشتراك)

Fall Armyworm Spreads to Cameroon – كونا – By Moke Edwin Kindzeka (أغسطس 28)

The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries.” – الارتباط

Burkina Faso farmers still yearn for Bt cotton – مؤسسة التكنولوجيا الزراعية الأفريقية (يتكلف) – By Suleiman Okoth (أغسطس 28) – الارتباط

 

السياسة العامة, التنظيمية, النشاط, الأخرى:

'Gluten-free water’ shows absurdity of trend in labeling what’s absent – المحادثة – By Brandon McFadden (أغسطس 28)

The food labeling craze coupled with banner headlines about the dangers of gluten, الكائنات المحورة وراثيا (الكائنات المحورة وراثيا) and hormones are leading to increasingly absurd results.” – الارتباط

GM crop delays mean Africa loses benefits – SciDev.Net – By Nelson Mandela Ogema (أغسطس 25)

Adopting GM crops such as banana and maize could help save lives in some Sub-Saharan African countries, according to the study.” – الارتباط

Americans are confused about food and unsure where to turn for answers, survey shows – المحادثة – By Sheril Kirshenbaum and Douglas Buhler (أغسطس 24)

More than one-third of Americans do not know that foods with no genetically modified ingredients contain genesThe majority of respondents who answered this question incorrectly were young and affluent, and also more likely than their peers to describe themselves as having a higher-than-average understanding of the global food system.الارتباط

Mega-mergers in agribusiness raise concerns about food costs, biodiversity – الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية اليوم – By Bartholomew D Sullivan (أغسطس 29) – الارتباط

Amazon lowering Whole Foods prices will hurt those who think they’re better than you – شيكاغو تريبيون – By Rex Huppke (أغسطس 25)

“…Amazon is taking away the one thing Whole Foods shoppers loved most — prohibitively expensive food that made them feel morally superior.” – الارتباط

Dairy farmers launchPeel Back the Labelcampaign on deceptive food labelingAg Week (أغسطس 31)

“…food manufacturers increasingly utilize “free from” labels – i.e. ”no high fructose corn syrup” or “GMO free” or “hormone-free”– to play on consumers food safety fears and misconceptions.” – الارتباط

USDA reviewing feasibility study for using QR codes to disclose GMOs ahead of new labeling law – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – من كروفورد إليزابيث (أغسطس 31)

Contrary to suggestions in a federal lawsuit filed against USDA earlier this month, the agency currently is reviewing a feasibility study exploring how electronic or digital disclosure, such as QR codes, might impact consumers’ ability to easily identify when food and beverages are made from genetically modified ingredients, according to an agency spokesman.” – الارتباط