Nouvelles concernant tech ag, biotechnologies, trade and perhaps some other interesting topics out there related to agriculture will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newest items will be in vert au fond de sections). Consultez la page au cours de la semaine pour les mises à jour.



China and Canada Fail to Agree on Launching Free Trade Talks – Bloomberg (déc 4)

Trudeau pushes for progressive chapters on gender and labor” – Lien

Voir également: Bloomberg Dec 4Trudeaus Beijing Scramble Is Canadas Latest Trade Stumble(vidéo)

The Winning Case For Free TradeInvestor’s Business Daily, Éditorial (déc 4)

Both political parties these days give short shrift to the idea of free trade. It’s a pity, because, as a new report shows, it’s the key to a better life for all.” – Lien


Ghana joins forces with South Africa to fight EU -By Oscar Rousseau (déc 4)

Ghana and South Africa have agreed to form a united front against EU poultry dumping tactics, believed to have resulted in thousands of job losses.” – Lien

What cheese can tell you about international barriers to trade – L'économiste (nov 30)

Why dairy products loom large in many trade deals” – Lien (par abonnement)



Promising feed trials for GM canolaThe Fish SiteBy Rob Fletcher (nov 30)

Trials and analyses of feeds including omega-3-rich oil from genetically-modified (GM) canola indicate that it promotes good growth rates in salmon” – Lien

Consumers want products with values they believe in – aliments pour animaux (nov 29)

Survey finds more than 60% of consumers think brands should advocate for customers and their interests.” – Lien
Budweiser Wants to Brew Beer on Mars. Thats Even Harder Than It SoundsTimeBy Jeffrey Kluger (nov 30) – Lien



Europe still burns witches if theyre named Monsanto – Alliance Cornell pour la science – By Mark Lynas (nov 28)

This was never about glyphosate as a chemical. It was about glyphosate as a symbol, a symbol for opposition to Monsanto, pesticides, GMOs and a modern farming system which populist factions of different political stripes, led by the Greens, now love to hate.” – Lien

Viewpoint: Non-GMO Project label offers nothing for consumers – Projet d'alphabétisation génétique – By David Warmflash (déc 4)

Do they [food companies] expect this to increase profits, or are they just hoping to avoid becoming the target of a boycott?” – Lien

Organic Foods Premium Prices and Uncertain Benefits: QuickTake – Washington post / Bloomberg – By Leslie Patton (nov 29)

Thepremium pricesmay not be buying everything thats promised.” – Lien

DNA-Based Diet Advice Is Big Business With Little Scientific SupportFast CompanyBy Laura Entis (nov 27)

Tech companies are selling expensive diets based on genetic and microbiome sequencing. But scientists say there are no shortcuts to healthy weight loss.” – Lien

Viewpoint: Zen Honeycutt’s ‘inexcusableattack on orange growers betrays science – Projet d'alphabétisation génétique – By Kevin Folta (nov 30) – Lien