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French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supporters – रायटर (अप्रैल 15)

The court ruled on Friday that the decree from March 2014, which outlawed Monsanto’s MON 810 मक्का (मक्का), did not demonstrate serious health or environmental risks, as was required by European Union rules in order to withdraw a GMO crop already approved at EU level.


China to greatly expand GM cropsDeutsche Welle (अप्रैल 14)

China intends to plant genetically modified crops on a very large scale in the coming years. The new policy follows a recent announcement that GM crop developer Syngenta will be taken over by a Chinese state-owned firm.


जैव प्रौद्योगिकी: ?Don?t make restrictive bill?New Vision (युगांडा) – By Christopher Bendana (अप्रैल 14)

?Prohibitive fines and punishment being suggested by some groups will deter innovation in the technology.

संपर्क: http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1422166/biotechnology-restrictive

Solution to citrus greening crisis will be found, Ricke Kress says – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस – By Mike Wilson, Penton Ag (अप्रैल 12)

Citrus greening is a potential game-changer for consumers everywhere who love a tangy, sweet glass of orange juice each morning.


Global Biotech Acreage: ?Grey Lady? Editors Miss the Forest for a TreeThe Innovation FilesBy L. Val Giddings (अप्रैल 13)

संपर्क: http://www.innovationfiles.org/global-biotech-acreage-grey-lady-editors-miss-the-forest-for-a-tree/#sthash.LJqFTBZY.dpuf

Support For GMOs Rises With Education LevelHuffpost PoliticsBy Joseph Erbentraut (अप्रैल 13)


What?s a GMO? Mushrooms, ?जीन संपादन?, and a brave new world for regulators??- खाद्य नेविगेटर अमरीका -?By Elaine Watson?(अप्रैल 19)

News that non-browning mushrooms developed with a gene-editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 would not be subject to regulation by USDA has prompted a fresh debate about what ?जीएमओ? कर रहे हैं, and whether the regulatory framework governing biotech crops is fit for purpose.

Failure to use biotechnology hurting farmers, says report – डेली नेशन (केन्या) (अप्रैल 18)

Agricultural produce and yields bound to improve if farmers use new and improved biotechnological tools.


Moving matches won?t help farmers, GM crops will – द टाइम्स ऑफ़ इण्डिया – By SA Aiyar (अप्रैल 17)

Many farmers? organizations have long demanded the approval of genetically modified (जीएम) crops to raise yields. They have been opposed by various NGOs on pseudo-scientific grounds.


Anti-GMO vultures circle ISUQuad City TimesBy Jon Alexander, Editorial Page Editor (अप्रैल 19)

No group is more notorious in my line of work than militant vegans and the alarmists living on a strict diet of GMO red herrings. They’re the kings of turf, filing letters to the editor that are nothing but form drafts, written by some far-flung organization.


Report: greening affects 90% of Florida?s citrus acreageThe PackerBy Doug Ohlemeier (अप्रैल 18)


जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, Africa’s Next Frontier – नेतृत्व (नाइजीरिया) – By Nkechi Isaac (अप्रैल 19)


Shoprite to import GMO foodDaily Mail (जाम्बिया) – (अप्रैल 19)


FOOD, लेबलिंग, अन्य:

Special Report: How the World Health Organization’s cancer agency confuses consumers – रायटर – केट केलैंड द्वारा (अप्रैल 18)

Over four decades, a WHO research agency has assessed 989 substances and activities, ranging from arsenic to hairdressing, and found only one wasprobably notlikely to cause cancer in humans. It was an ingredient in nylon used in stretchy yoga pants and toothbrush bristles.


‘Sustainabilityauthors show little understanding of real farm workDelta Farm PressBy Forrest Laws in Farm Press Blog (अप्रैल 14)

There?s a mindset in this country that seems to believe if we just turn back the clock on some of the breakthroughs of recent years, we can go back to a simpler time that, quite frankly, never existed or, where it did, wasn?t nearly as rosy as some imagine.

संपर्क: http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/sustainability-authors-show-little-understanding-real-farm-work

Farm to FableTampa Bay TimesBy Laura Reiley (अप्रैल 13)

At Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants,?you?re being fed fiction


Galvanising African Agriculture through Efficient Farm MechanisationAfrica OutlookBy Emily Jarvis (अप्रैल 8)

The Vision of the Future event, organised by Massey Ferguson, takes place in Lusaka, Zambia today; promising new ideas, new techniques and new thinking in Africa?s agricultural industry


Farm to Fable – अंश 2 Tampa Bay Times By Laura Reiley (अप्रैल 13)

Tampa Bay farmers markets are lacking in just one thing: Local farmers


EWG?रों “Dirty Dozenlist once inflammatory, now discredited – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस – By Alliance for Food and Farming (अप्रैल 15)

One of the main reasons for declining coverage of the ?dirty dozen? is not only are more reporters and bloggers reading the actual USDA report, but EWG?रों ?list? has been discredited by the scientific community.


**See Video by CropLife International – “Could You Eat 28,000 Strawberries in a Day?”

GMO labeling of food completely unnecessaryThe Detroit NewsBy Ryan Yonk and Jadyn Naylor (अप्रैल 19)


The GMO Circus Comes To Congress And It’s Not FunForbes.comBy Julie Kelly and Henry I. Miller (अप्रैल 20)


Judge Says Lawsuit Accusing Chipotle of Deception Over GMOs Can Go Forward – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Julie Jargon (अप्रैल 20)


Inside the Country’s Most Controversial CompanyMother JonesBy Tom Philpott (अप्रैल 20)

Altogether, it was an informative and provocative visit.


Kevin Folta reflects after winning Borlaug Ag Comm Award, year of attacks from anti-GMO activists – आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – By Kevin Folta (अप्रैल 21)



Europe ?confident? on Mercosur deal amid beef row?GlobalMeatNews.com -?ऑस्कर रूसो द्वारा (अप्रैल 18)

The European Commission has responded to criticism over its proposed deal with South American trade bloc Mercosur by claiming the outcome will have ?great economic benefit?.

Organic Feed Boom Means U.S. Cows Feast on Romanian Corn Instead – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Megan Durisin (अप्रैल 13)

Average yields for organic crops tend to be lower, and there?s increased risk of damage from pests, diseases and weeds. It also takes three years to transition from conventional crops to organic, during which costs will be higher and the harvested grain won?t command as much of a premium.


Obama on trade policy: ‘It’s either gonna be us or it’s gonna be ChinaYahoo! FinanceBy Nicole Sinclair (अप्रैल 15)


Presidential election fact-free on trade but TPP will go ahead: US ChamberCNBCBy Saheli Roy Choundhury (अप्रैल 15)

The world’s biggest economy has plenty to gain from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), despite the anti-trade rhetoric dominating the U.S. presidential election campaign, according to a top executive at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


Free-trade pacts can enhance U.S. securityMinneapolis Star-TribuneBy Editorial Board (अप्रैल 14)

Diplomatic and defense leaders stress the importance of TPP and T-TIP.


Trade Matters In 2016; This May Help You Understand Why – एनपीआर – By Marilyn Geewax (अप्रैल 18)


France threatens halt to TTIP talks barring progress in coming months – रायटर – By Yves Clarisse and Emmanuel Jarry (अप्रैल 19)


Negroponte: TPP deal will pass despite campaign rhetoricCNBCBy Leslie Shaffer (अप्रैल 21)