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For the non-Shakespearean readers unfamiliar with the phrase, “Et tu, Brute?” – basically it’s Latin forEven you, Brutusfrom the play Julius Caesar.? The dying words of the dictator as he realizes his friend Brutus is one of the assassins who has stabbed him. The phrase is meant toexpress surprise and dismay at the treachery of a supposed friend.

بالتالي, the purpose ofEt tu, نيوزيلاندا” in this week’s title.? The island nation has been one of?ال stalwarts for international free trade.? But after a recent change in coalition government, the new 37 year old Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, also a former president of the International Union of Socialist Youth, has joined recent protectionist sentiments and immediately proclaimed she will seek to renegotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).? Much as after the United States withdrew following President Trump taking office at the start of 2017, the remaining 11 nations may now face another obstacle from a nation once seen as a leader on trade.

 


التجارة, المتصلة بالتجارة, بنية تحتية:

NZ Prime Minister heads to trade talks with foreign investment ban on her mindNikkei Asian Review/Reuters (أكتوبر 26)

New Zealand previously touted itself as a champion of free trade and was a key backer of the TPP…” – حلقة الوصل

NZ minister says big changes to Pacific trade deal may not be possible before APEC meeting – رويترز – By Charlotte Greenfield (أكتوبر 30)

“…would not confirm whether New Zealand was willing to walk away from the TPP over the issue, saying that would undermine the country?s negotiating position.” – حلقة الوصل

أنا, Mercosur press for year-end trade deal despite resistanceFood NavigatorBy Katy Askew (أكتوبر 26)

A trade deal between the European Union and the Latin American countries represented by Mercosur are could be concluded by the end of the year, despite resistance from European agricultural interests.” – حلقة الوصل

Canada Warns Nafta Talks Can?t Be ?Winner Take All? – بلومبرغ – By Josh Wingrove and Eric Martin (أكتوبر 26)

The previous round wrapped upwith ministers trading barbs amid 5 key impasses on?الألبان,?automotive?content, dispute?panels, government?procurement?و?sunset clause. Mexico and Canada are effectively dismissing U.S. proposals on all five.” – حلقة الوصل

Fears grow that EU glyphosate ban could disrupt global tradePolitico EuropeBy Simon Marks and Giulia Paravicini (أكتوبر 30)

Some of Europe?s biggest trade partners fear a potential EU ban on glyphosate could hit exports of crops ranging from Australian wheat to Brazilian soybeans.” – حلقة الوصل

Ban on beef to China liftedThe Land (أستراليا) – By Shan Goodwin (أكتوبر 31)

“…six Australian meat processors can now resume exporting their beef to China” – حلقة الوصل

Russia widens meat import ban – GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Keith Nuthall and Eugene Vorotikov (أكتوبر 27)

The Russian government has expanded the range of meat and livestock imports it has blocked from the US, EU and other countries imposing sanctions on Moscow.” – حلقة الوصل

US in India trip to rip down trade barriers – GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Oscar Rousseau (أكتوبر 30)

Five animal feed and genetic firms have joined the US government on an agribusiness mission to India to grow exports and tackle trade issues.” – حلقة الوصل


اي جي, AG TECH, ابحاث, إنتاج, الحماية, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Dairy farmers use technology in effort to cut greenhouse gas production by 25% by 2020 – Food Navigator USA – By Elizabeth Crawford (أكتوبر 26)

Animal agriculture in the US is often criticized for its heavy environmental impact, but data from the National Dairy Council tells a very different story ? one of farmers using technology to improve the sustainability of their lands and dairy production.” – حلقة الوصل

CRISPR Bacon: Chinese Scientists Create Genetically Modified Low-Fat Pigs – الإذاعة الوطنية العامة – By Rob Stein (أكتوبر 23)

It demonstrates a way that you can improve the welfare of animals at the same as also improving the product from those animals ? the meat.” – حلقة الوصل

وجهة نظر: European anti-tech groups threaten to derail CRISPR gene editing in agriculture -?مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – بواسطة?

“…powerful voices, including activist environmental NGOs, want to ban this new methodology, and these NGOs spread their often-unsubstantiated opinions about the supposed risks of ?unintended effects or unproven safety…? – حلقة الوصل

New Strain Of Saltwater Rice Could Feed 200 Million People In ChinaScience Trends – بواسطة?Mohendra Shiwnarain (أكتوبر 30)

Professor Yuan believes that it is inevitable that the tools of biotechnology would have to be used to further add benefits to rice and create better strains. This can be said of many other food products.” – حلقة الوصل

 


سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, آخر:

حليب, salads, kitty litter, condoms: ‘Non-GMOlabels sow confusionLos Angeles TimesBy Geoffrey Mohan (أكتوبر 25)

?إنه?s like unicorn-free milk,? said Alison L. Van Eenennaam, a UC Davis animal genomics scientist. ?There aren?t any GMOs in milk anyway.? – حلقة الوصل

Boulder County scraps research initiative for GMO crop transitionDaily Camera (كولورادو) – By Shay Castle (أكتوبر 24)

“نحن [county staff and commissioners] set this process in motion as it is right now. We are half the issue here in terms of having the polarized issue we do (و) we need to deal with consequences of our actions.” – حلقة الوصل

ملحوظة: the irony is those who created the problemsome county commissioners, staffactually try to deflect blame toward farmers.

Groups urge update to EU irradiation rules – نوعية الأخبار الطعام -?By Joseph James Whitworth (أكتوبر 23)

The European Commission has been urged to revise legislation related to irradiation of food and ingredients.” – حلقة الوصل

Eye-catching labels stigmatize many healthy foods – المواد الغذائية (أكتوبر 20)

Study findsprocesslabels like organic, fair trade and cage free can affect consumer behavior, even when there’s no scientific basis.” – حلقة الوصل

Glyphosate Ban: Not about Green. About Greed. – National ReviewBy Julie Kelly (أكتوبر 27)

The anti-glyphosate crusade is a proxy battle against genetically engineered crops [و] it has been a gift to activists and lawyers seeking to profit off of glyphosate ?victims.?”?- حلقة الوصل

Also see: ال “worried wealthyand glyphosate

Italian farmer wages lonely battle against a continental tide of superstition – التحالف كورنيل للعلوم – By Mark Lynas (أكتوبر 30)

Giorgio Fidenato is an unlikely warrior. He is a small-holder farmer, زراعة الذرة (حبوب ذرة), tomatoes and soybeans on just five hectares of cultivated land…” – حلقة الوصل

*ملحوظة – Fidenator is a member of the Global Farmer Network.? See أكتوبر 26 عمود.

Surprise! Shoppers Are Confused About Food And GMOs – Forbes.com – By Phil Lempert (أكتوبر 30)

Two new surveys come to the same conclusion:?The average American shopper is clueless when it comes to having an understanding of what is a genetically modified organism (الكائنات المعدلة وراثيا).” – حلقة الوصل

Is Zambia being too hard on GMOs? – Zambia Daily Mail Limited (أكتوبر 31)

?Let us help small scale farmers to improve their soils and agriculture output. Improved soils translate into quality agriculture produce and nutrition which will help us avoid stunted growth among children…” – حلقة الوصل