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** टिम Burrack, GFN Vice Chair, has his recent column, संरक्षणवाद: the curse that keeps on taking, appear Sept 19 में पहाड, the Washington, DC based publication that is widely read among lawmakers and decision makers.



The Case for Trade, and Why American Leaders Need to Make ItHarvard Business Review – द्वारा?Robert B. Zoellick (घराना 19)

The loss of American trade leadership could hardly come at a worse time. In an era when monetary policy seems to have been stretched to the limit, and fiscal policies are constrained by debt and reluctance to spend, businesses and governments around the world need to reignite the spark of trade to fuel economic growth.


Russia may appeal WTO ruling on EU pig and pork exports?- GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Eugene Vorotnikov, in Voronezh, रूस; and Keith Nuthall (घराना 16)

By the end of this month (सितंबर) the Russian government will appeal the recent ruling of the World Trade Organisation (विश्व व्यापार संगठन) opposing Russia?s swine fever-related ban on European Union (अमेरिका) exports of pigs, pigmeat and related products, according to the Russian government.

अमेरिका, EU set next round of trade talks for early October – पहाड – By Vickie Needham (घराना 15)


Would Clinton or Trump flip-flop on trade in 2017? – Kansas City StarBy Rob Hotakainen (घराना 19)

For backers of international trade, the 2016 presidential race carries little good news.


EU Official Says Trade Deal with Japan Is Still in the Works – भाग्य / रायटर (घराना 20)


Germany’s Gabriel gets green light to support EU-Canada trade deal – रायटर -?By Holger Hansen and Caroline Copley?(घराना 20)

Germany appeared set on Monday to back an ambitious trade accord between the European Union and Canada…”


Milton Friedman?s Morals – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By William McGurn (घराना 19)

As Trump and Clinton bang the drums for tariffs and renegotiated deals, कहाँ पे?s the popular voice for trade?”


In China Beef Trade, यू.एस. Gain May Mean Australia Pain – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Lucy Craymer (घराना 21)

“यू.एस. return to market spells trouble for Australia, already overtaken by Brazil as China?s No. 1 beef supplier


Who Hates Free Trade Treaties? Surprisingly, Not Voters – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Jackie Calmes (घराना 21)

तथापि,??The people who are opposed to trade agreements feel more passionately about it than the people who are supportive of them


Egypt Fungus Flipflop Has Wheat Market Saying ?You Go First? – ब्लूमबर्ग (घराना 21)

For the second time this year, Egypt changed and then quickly reversed its import standards for wheat, leaving traders skeptical about doing business with the world?s largest buyer.


Canada and China Will Enter Trade Talks, Justin Trudeau Says – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Ian Austen (घराना 22)


Obama: Africa Wants Trade, Not AidVOABy Cindy Saine (घराना 21)


East Africa: European MPs Warn EAC to Be Cautious On EU Trade Deal – allAfrica / New Times (रवांडा) – By Colins Mwai (घराना 23)

“…European Union had pushed a hard bargain in the deal largely by ‘arm twistingKenya which risked to lose access to the European market.


ऑस्ट्रिया, France to propose restarting EU-U.S. trade talks under new name – रायटर (घराना 23)



BIOTECH, एजी टेक, उत्पादन:

Fla. Reps. urging feds to use GMO mosquitoes in Zika fightNBC2 TV, FloridaBy Rachel Polansky (घराना 15)

“…61 Republican and Democratic Representatives have written a letter, urging federal officials to allow the use of genetically-modified mosquitoes to wipe out Zika-carrying mosquitoes.


Public will overcome GMO fears when they realise benefitsUS expertNational Business Review (न्यूजीलैंड) – By Fiona Rotherham (घराना 15)


The safety of genetically-modified crops is backed by scienceSouth China Morning PostBy Alex Lo (घराना 17)

Of all the genuine food scandals and crises around the world in the past two decades not a single one was GM-related


China to invest $450 billion modernizing agriculture by 2020 – रायटर (घराना 18)


CRISPR Could Usher in a New Era of Delicious GMO Foods – अटलांटिक – By Sarah Zhang (घराना 19)

Can the gene editing technique redeem the reputation of engineered crops?”


Mainstream media begin to note folly of anti-GMO hypeDelta Farm PressBy Hembree Brandon in Farm Press Blog (घराना 19)


Quiet ‘GMOrevolution in the Third WorldThe Jakarta Post (इंडोनेशिया) – By Mark Lynas (घराना 20)

“…anti-GMO ideology embedded itself in the DNA of today?s green movement, that leading voices are unable to admit to any success for the technology they have vilified for so long.


Largest-Ever Study of GM Crops Reveals Their Environmental ImpactsCrop Biotech Update, ISAAA (घराना 21)


GMO food is safe, says Greenpeace co-founderAG WeekBy Jonathan Knutson (घराना 19)


CRISPR gene edited cabbage grown and cooked for the first time?- Food Navigator -?By Natalie Morrison (घराना 22)

Cabbages?modified with CRISPR-Cas9??genetic scissors??have been harvested and cooked for what is believed to be the first time, Ume? University says.

As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing GenesNPR, The SaltBy Dan Charles (घराना 22)


Climate Change Threatens World?s Coffee Supply, Report Says – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Jonah Engel Bromwich (घराना 22)

In addition to the disappearing land on which to grow coffee, the report highlights the way warmer weather is exacerbating the threat of diseases like coffee rust and pests like the coffee berry borer…”


नियामक, नीति, TRENDS:

EU approves Syngenta GM maize strains – रायटर (घराना 16)

Although authorized for food and feed, in practice the EU-approved GM strains are exclusively used in animal feed.


Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement? -?

These people have an agenda, and the organic food industry actually spends $2.5 एक अरब?annually through 330 different organizations leading with fear to sell their products. Fear sells and marketers know it.


Market will govern GM commercial timingFarm Weekly (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Mal Gill (घराना 19)


बायर?s Monsanto Purchase Could Offset European Regulatory Concerns – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Christopher Alessi (घराना 18)

Europe has banned genetically modified crops; next-generation technologies now subject to review


EPA Weighs In On Glyphosate, Says It Likely Doesn’t Cause CancerNPR, The SaltBy Dan Charles (घराना 16)

Glyphosate had been considered among the safest of herbicides.


Is your firm ready for 3 waves of disruptive food innovation??- Food Navigator -?By Niamh Michail?(घराना 16)

In the next 10 वर्षों, the food industry will be profoundly changed by a series of disruptive innovations in three waves.?Some say these entrepreneurs?will save the planet, others believe they will destroy our relationship with food.?I believe it is the only possible path,”?कहते हैं?CEO and co-founder of Reimagine Food Marius Robles.

Why the fight over the Bayer-Monsanto deal matters for the future of agricultureVoxBy Brad Plumer (घराना 20)

“…I thought I?d pull out the strongest arguments from the pro- and anti-merger sides.


Clinton and Trump: Where they stand on agPrarie FarmerBy Holly Spangler and John Vogel (घराना 20)

“…we posed the following set of questions to both candidates, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump.


Mark Bittman’s Factually Challenged Column On GMOs In The New York TimesForbes.comBy Henry I. Miller (घराना 21)

Elite foodies like Bittman are promoting labels as a kind of Trojan horse for getting more (और अधिक, और अधिक?) government intervention in our food system.


Mass Exodus Expected from Leading Organic Trade Group Over Controversial GMO LegislationOrganic AuthorityBy Jill Ettinger (घराना 22)


How Hampton Creek Sold Silicon Valley on a Fake-Mayo MiracleBloomberg BusinessweekBy Olivia Zaleski, Peter Waldman and Ellen Huet (घराना 22)

With Just Mayo, Josh Tetrick wanted to build the first sustainable-food unicorn. ?He’ll need to fend off the feds first.