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**Breaking News as of Thursday 23 जून:

Roberts, Stabenow reach deal on GMO labelingAgri-PulseBy Philip Brasher (जून 23)


Senate lawmakers reach deal on labeling foods with GMOs – डेस मोइनेस रजिस्टर – By Christopher Doering (जून 23)



The EU tries to grab all the cheese – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य – By Clay Hough (जून 8)

Europe wants U.S. dairy companies to stop using generic names like parmesan and feta. They’re getting greedy.

संपर्क: http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/06/european-union-trade-cheese-geographical-indicators-000141#ixzz4BDFVDAET

मेक्सिको, Singapore leaders back TPP ratificationNew Strait Times / AFP (जून 11)

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/06/151101/mexico-singapore-leaders-back-tpp-ratification

NZ hosts talks for RCEP trade deal which could ‘dwarfTPPAStuff (न्यूजीलैंड) – By John Anthony (जून 13)


What would Brexit mean for farmers and the Common Agricultural Policy?The Telegraph (यूके) – By Emily Gosden, Marion Dakers (जून 13)


Brazil and Argentina crop problems raise demand for US supplies – MercoPress (जून 14)


A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You – एनपीआर, नमक – By Jeremy Cherfas (जून 13)


US Trade Rep Froman Optimistic About TPP Chances – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल, CFO JournalBy Vipal Monga (जून 14)


Business leaders want free-trade deal before presidential electionWashington TimesBy Dave Boyer (जून 15)


Frustration, concern over candidates? anti-TPP stancesAgriNewsBy Jeannine Otto (जून 14)


TTIP talks bogged down in food standards debateEurActiv.comBy Belen Delgado (जून 15)


East Africa: NTBs On Reduction Plan to Promote EA TradeallAfrica/Tanzania Daily News (जून 17)


LABELING, नियामक, नीति, अन्य, आदि:

Federal appeals court to hear GMO bans WednesdayHawaii Tribune HeraldBy Nancy Cook Lauer, West Hawaii Today (जून 12)

Hawaii County?s failed ban on outdoor cultivation of genetically modified crops will be aired Wednesday in a federal court in Honolulu, one of three county cases being appealed after local laws were struck down.


MI Senator Stabenow?s GMO Labeling Bill Could Serve as Potential Congressional CompromiseThe National Law ReviewBy Lauren Potocsky (जून 13)


Assaults on modern agriculture – पहाड – Op-ed by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb) (जून 8)

Rejecting scientific advancements in agriculture may be in fashion, but this fad poses great dangers to the affordability and accessibility of food domestically and worldwide.


The Non-GMO Food Label Is A LieForbes.comBy Steven Savage (जून 11)

You may have noticed more and more food items being marketed as ?Non-GMO Certified.? As Americans, we are familiar with food being sold for what it is not, so we don?t think much about the fundamental absurdity of this new labeling.


Food companies appear resigned to GMO labelingMinneapolis Star TribuneBy Jim Spencer (जून 11)

Due to a new Vermont law, some food companies are already redoing packages.


Coalition urges rejecting national organic checkoff – feedstuffs – By Jacqui Fatka (जून 9)

“[the]?No Organic Checkoff Coalition, representing 755 signatories, समेत 25 organic farmer organizations and businesses, said OTA has largely misrepresented organic industry support.


Plowing Is Pollution, Dry Streams Are Navigable Water Says Federal District Judge In Duarte ?Plow A Field, Go To Jail? LawsuitsWine Industry Insight (जून 13)

Plowing a field is pollution according to Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in an order issued June 10 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.?The decision carries significant implications for agriculture of every sort.


?Regulation by litigation? gaining favor among environmentalistsDelta Farm Press – द्वारा?Forrest Laws?(जून 13)


*** Okay, so just how ambiguous can the World Health Organization’s agency, International Agency for Research on Cancer (आईएआरसी), continue to be, about anything and everything. ?But given theheatthey’ve taken over continuously declaring everything under the sun (and including the sun) as a probably carcinogenic, it’s not surprising they tried to hedge themselves a bit on their recent analysis of coffee. ?परंतु, the agency still absolutely confounds and confuses people

Can coffee cause cancer? Only if it’s very hot, says WHO agency – रायटर – केट केलैंड द्वारा (जून 15)


Senate lawmakers nearing a deal on GMO labeling – डेस मोइनेस रजिस्टर – By Christopher Doering (जून 16)


एजी टेक, BIOTECH:

The Weather-Predicting Tech Behind $62 Billion Monsanto Bid – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Adam Satariano and Alan Bjerga (जून 9)

Technology is boosting farmers? productivity?and triggering buyout bids like Bayer?s.


(ध्यान दें – GFN member and 2014 Kleckner पुरस्कार प्राप्तकर्ता, Ian Pigott from the UK, is quoted)

Delicious mutant foods: Mutagenesis and the genetic modification controversy -? आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा?


Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 वर्षों, why does it matter all of a sudden?Quartz / The ConversationBy James Borrell (जून 12)


Food crisis looms as diseases, insurgency, plague farmersNigeria TodayBy Steve Agbota (जून 13)


European Green Party Wants Africans To Remain In Peasant DestitutionForeverForbes.comBy Tm Worstall (जून 10)


Bring technologies to heal the world – द टाइम्स ऑफ़ इण्डिया (जून 10)


Thirty years of research supports cacao farmers, chocolate industryPenn State News – द्वारा?Chuck Gill (जून 10)

By helping farmers increase sustainable production of high-quality cocoa, the research can improve growersaccess to the cocoa value chain, boosting incomes and standards of living in economically depressed regions…”


Think organic food is better for you, जानवरों, and the planet? Think againThe Telegraph (यूके) – by?Bjorn Lomborg (जून 12)


Telling the crop production story, in great detailFarm ProgressBy Willie Vogt (जून 16)

Land O’Lakes and Winfield invest in a new Crop Adventure opening at the Fair Oaks exhibition site.


New plant engineering method to help mass production of malaria drugCrop Biotech Update, ISAAA (जून 15)


Role of Science and Technologies in AgricultureThe African Executive -?By Akinwumi Adesina (जून 14)


Scientists Hope to Cultivate an Immune System for Crops – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Carl Zimmer (जून 16)