Nouvelles liés à la biotechnologie agricole, Commerce ? et peut-être quelques autres articles intéressants là-bas liés à l'agriculture ? will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newly added items will be in?vert au fond de sections). ?Be sure to check in regularly!

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Suffice it to say, a major news week has transpired with the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union, and the agreement among key U.S. Senate members to bring a national standard on GM labeling before Congress.

Britain votes to leave the EU: What now??- Food Navigator -?By Niamh Michail (juin 24)

Britain has voted to leave the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned as a result. Across Europe and the UK, the food industry is coming to terms with the outcome.

 

**Breaking News as of Thursday 23 juin:

Roberts, Stabenow reach deal on GMO labeling – Agri-Pulse – By Philip Brasher (juin 23)

Lien:?http://www.agri-pulse.com/Roberts-Stabenow-reach-deal-on-GMO-labeling-06232016.asp

Senate lawmakers reach deal on labeling foods with GMOs – Des Moines Register – By Christopher Doering (juin 23)

Lien:?http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/06/23/senate-lawmakers-reach-deal-labeling-foods-gmos/86291998/

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The Panama Canal Expands – le journal Wall Street – By Costas Paris, Robbie Whelan and Kejal Vyas (juin 19)

The giant Panama Canal expansion opens June 26 amid much fanfare and one of the worst shipping industry slumps ever. While it won?t do anything to help the dire state of the industry near-term, the changes are critical to Western trade in the long run.

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-panama-canal-expands-1466378348

United States could be left behind on TPP: NPPC expertIowa Farmer TodayBy Jeff DeYoung (juin 17)

?The world is not going to wait on the U.S. We have a lot of skin in the game, and we wanted to see this passed by Congress this year…”

Lien:?http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/news/livestock/united-states-could-be-left-behind-on-tpp-nppc-expert/article_37e0fac8-3327-11e6-989c-63cb6f852b46.html

Creeping protectionism in EU – New Straits Times (Malaisie) By Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron (juin 18)

“Malheureusement, the experience of many industries exporting to Europe is that the rhetoric on trade does not match the reality.

Lien:?http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/06/152730/creeping-protectionism-eu

Obama touts trade, TPP as global peacekeepers – Washington Examiner – By Nichole Duran (juin 20)

Lien:?http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obama-touts-trade-tpp-as-peacekeepers/article/2594364

Brexit fallout: seven ways the EU referendum could damage US interestsThe Guardian (Royaume-Uni) – By Dan Roberts (juin 20)

Lien:?http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jun/20/european-union-referendum-brexit-us-world

Latest EU protected meat names revealed?- GlobalMeat News -?By Kitty So (juin 17)

The European Commission has protected four more meat traditional products from Croatia, France, and Spain by adding them to the EU?s list of protected ?geographical indications?.”

EU protected origin is ‘high priorityin trade talks: Agriculture commissioner?- Food Navigator -?By Niamh Michail?(juin 21)

Eight new products have been given geographical indication (PGI) and protected origin (PDO)?status, showing how?Europe gives?high priority?to protecting its foods in international trade talks, said the agriculture commissioner last week.

British Farmers Crave Independence But Fear Cost of EU ExitAgWeb.com / de (juin 20)

Lien:?http://www.agweb.com/article/british-farmers-crave-independence-but-fear-cost-of-eu-exit-naa-associated-press/

WTO report: ?G20 trade restrictions reach highest monthly level since the crisis? – L'organisation de commerce mondial (juin 21)

Lien:?https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news16_e/trdev_21jun16_e.htm

NAFTA architect articulates the global story at the core of the Brexit voteYahoo! FinanceBy Nicole Sinclair (juin 22)

Mack McLarty said the popularity of the ?leave? camp in the UK fits in with a broader aversion to globalization across the worldglobal economic uncertainty has exacerbated fears and calls for more protectionism.

Lien:?http://finance.yahoo.com/news/nafta-architect-mack-mclarty-brexit-vote-globalization-trump-clinton-european-union-125812880.html

Trade After Brexit – le journal Wall Street -?By Jason French, Jovi Juan, Jason Douglas (juin 22)

If Britain decides to leave the European Union, it could face a raft of new tariffs

Lien:?http://graphics.wsj.com/trade-after-brexit/

Poll: Trade is popular in swing states, among Democrats – La colline – By Vicki Needham (juin 22)

Lien:?http://thehill.com/policy/finance/trade/284539-poll-trade-is-popular-in-swing-states-among-democrats

Queensland banana growers paying hefty price for battle against Panama diseaseABC (Australie) – By Nancy Notzon (juin 17)

Lien:?http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-18/banana-growers-paying-hefty-price-for-panama-disease/7522240

The irrational GMO war must be fought with emotionThe PackerOpinion by Greg Johnson (juin 17)

Lien:?http://www.thepacker.com/news/opinion/irrational-gmo-war-must-be-fought-emotion

Debates arise over use of genetically modified crops in light of Queensland wheat infestationABC, The World Today (Australie) (juin 20)

Lien:?http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2016/s4485141.htm

Wang: stop polarising communities over GM cropsThe Land (Australie) – By Colin Bettles (juin 21)

Lien:?http://www.theland.com.au/story/3983204/wang-stop-polarising-communities-over-gm-crops/

Tanzania is ready for GM crops, affirms Permanent Secretary of Ministry of AgriCrop Biotech Update, Ishaaa (juin 22)

Lien:?http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=14523

War against HLB advances with new acoustic toolSouthwest Farm Press – Par Logan Hawkes (juin 20)

Lien:?http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/war-against-hlb-advances-new-acoustic-tool

Colony Collapse Disorder: Science and PseudoscienceSkeptoidBy Brian Dunning (juin 21)

And as we see so often, as soon as ideology enters an equation, all kinds of wacky misinformation gets invented by those hoping to leverage a real-world misfortune and use it to promote their ideology.

Lien:?https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4524

EU heads for glyphosate showdownThe Land (Australie) – By Gregor Heard (juin 23)

Lien:?http://www.theland.com.au/story/3987561/eu-heads-for-glyphosate-showdown/

?Use of biotechnology in agriculture?can help alleviate food insecurity?The News International (Pakistan) (juin 22)

Lien:?http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/129748-Use-of-biotechnology-in-agriculturecan-help-alleviate-food-insecurity#

Mustard set to become 1st GM food crop to get nod The Times of India (juin 21)

Lien:?http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mustard-set-to-become-1st-GM-food-crop-to-get-nod/articleshow/52842709.cms

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Over one million cattle protected from killer diseases?- GlobalMeatNews -?By Oscar Rousseau?(juin 20)

Beef producers in Uganda?s Karamoja region have benefited from a livestock vaccination plan, spearheaded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).”

Zika is the ‘virus from hell,’ and US isn’t prepared for it?Yahoo! Finance / CNBC – By Robert Ferris (juin 20)

Lien:?http://finance.yahoo.com/news/zika-virus-hell-us-isnt-191130045.html

Florida Keys Delays ResidentsVote on GMO MosquitoesABC News / de (juin 23)

Lien:?http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/florida-keys-delays-residents-vote-gmo-mosquitoes-40079763

GMO salmon needed to help feed the worldSan Diego Union TribuneBy Hank Campbell (juin 22)

Lien:?http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jun/22/agriculture-gmo-salmon/

 

Ninth Circuit Digs In on Hawaii GMO RulesCourthouse News ServiceBy Nicholas Fillmore (juin 17)

Lien:?http://www.courthousenews.com/2016/06/17/ninth-circuit-digs-in-on-hawaii-gmo-rules.htm

Monsanto Files Lawsuit Over Stolen Computer Data?– le journal Wall Street – By Jacob Bunge (juin 17)

When Monsanto asked Mr. Chen about the removed files, he attributed it to a ?hacker? but also said he was considering a job offer at a seed company based in Wuhan, Chine, court papers said.?According to the lawsuit, il?said he had previously been in contact with Mo Hailong, a Chinese citizen who earlier this year pleaded guilty to?participating in a long-running plot to steal genetically pure corn seeds developed by Monsanto and DuPont Co.

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/monsanto-files-lawsuit-over-stolen-computer-data-1466201337

Stand Up for GMO Foods by Labeling Them – le journal Wall Street – Opinion by Richard Sexton and Steve Sexton (juin 20)

A sticker on genetically modified groceries may debunk irrational fears.

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/stand-up-for-gmo-foods-by-labeling-them-1466465085

Food Labels Should Do No Harm – Forbes.com – By John W. Bode (juin 20)

Aujourd'hui, anti-biotechnology activists are advocating GMO labeling. They know that they can?t prevail by directly opposing agricultural biotechnology. The benefits are simply too large. Au lieu, they are advocating ?consumer right to know? labeling that is intended to scare consumers. They are well-funded by elements of the organic food industry. Why are some organic food industry interests involved? Money. If they can force a pejorative label onto the products of their competitors, organic sales volume will surge.

Lien:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2016/06/20/food-labels-should-do-no-harm/#67f28b087aa9

Food activists are ruining?CostcoNew York PostBy Bethany Mandel (juin 17)

Despite the fact that many of the scientific beliefs about food are later overturned, we still let the same scientists and now, malheureusement, untrained activists make decisions that affect not only our diets, but also our bottom lines.

Lien:?http://nypost.com/2016/06/17/food-activists-are-ruining-costco/

Coalition calls for GMO solution as Roberts, Stabenow meetAgWeek -?

Leaders of the Coalition for Safe, Affordable Food?on Thursday?called yet again for the Senate to come up with a bill to preempt the Vermont law requiring labeling of genetically modified foods from taking effect.

Lien:?http://www.agweek.com/policy-and-politics/4058496-coalition-calls-gmo-solution-roberts-stabenow-meet

‘GMORegulation: Après 30 Ans, Let Science Finally Show The Way – Forbes.com – Par Henri I. Meunier (juin 22)

The current approach to the regulation of genetic engineering serves only special interests, bureaucrats and anti-technology activists

Lien:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2016/06/22/gmo-regulation-30-years/#2615ffe2baf8

Argentina Strikes Deal on GMO Seeds – le journal Wall Street – By Jacob Bunge and Ryan Dube (juin 23)

Argentina will oversee crop testing to ensure biotech companies like Monsanto get royalties for genetics

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/argentina-strikes-deal-on-gmo-seeds-1466715667

Senator?s bipartisan agreement on GMO labeling comes under attack from activists -?Projet d'alphabétisation génétique – Par?

Lien:?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/06/24/senators-bipartisan-agreement-gmo-labeling-comes-attack-activists/