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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jul 14, 2016
 Gene-edited Crops in the USA Slipping through the Regulatory Net
In the USA, the first CRISPR-edited crops may now be cultivated and sold without oversight by the regulatory agency, despite concerns persisting about their health and environmental risks.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jul 12, 2016
 EU Risk Assessments of GM Food and Feed Found Inadequate
Testbiotech has analysed current EU standards for the risk assessment of genetically engineered plants for use in food and feed and found them to be inadequate.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jul 05, 2016
 Agroecology: A Sure Recipe to Feed the World Sustainably
A new report shows how transitioning from industrial to diversified organic and agroecological food and farming systems can produce enough food, reduce poverty and restore essential natural resources to feed the planet for generations to come.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jun 27, 2016
 Refuge-in-a-Bag Strategy for Bt Corn Increases Risk of Insect Resistance
A growing body of academic research shows that the practice of "refuge-in-a-bag" may actually increase the risk of Bt resistance in above-ground insect pests.
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Section: Trends in Industry Date: Jun 24, 2016
 Conventional Breeding Outpaces Biotech Efforts to Produce Nutrient-Efficient Crops
Conventional crop-breeding techniques are outpacing high-biotech efforts in a global race to develop crops that grow well in soils depleted of nutrients.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jun 20, 2016
 Essential Features of Responsible Governance of Agricultural Biotechnologies
This paper presents five essential features to advance scientifically and socially responsible forms of governance for existing and emerging agricultural biotechnologies.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jun 17, 2016
 GM Crops May Not Fit Swiss Agrosystems
A study analysing the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of GM crops in Switzerland has found that, if introduced, they may not fit well with the specific dynamics of Swiss agrosystems.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jun 16, 2016
 Co-Formulants in Glyphosate-based Herbicides Require Greater Scrutiny
There is mounting evidence that the co-formulants listed as “inert ingredients” in glyphosate-based herbicides can be just as if not more toxic than glyphosate alone.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jun 15, 2016
 Agroecology in Action
A series of profiles on agroecology, published by the FAO, shares the experiences of producers and organizations working with agroecological systems around the world.
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»  Genetic Engineering and Omitted Health Research
»  CAP/SAM Raise Serious Concerns on Planned GM Mosquitoes Release
»  The Genetic Engineering of Smallpox
»  Biotechnology and Sustainable Development
»  Why Biotech Patents Are Patently Absurd - Scientific Briefing on TRIPs and Related Issues
»  Capacity Building and the Biosafety Protocol: A TWN report
»  Model Law for Safety in Biotechnology for Africa
»  Post-Market Oversight of Biotech Foods: Is the System Prepared?
»  Biotechnology and Indigenous People


  1) Capacity building course (Asia): Synthetic biology – biosafety and contribution to addressing societal challenges: From simplicity to complexity
Date: May 09, 2016 to May 14, 2016
Venue: Bogor, Indonesia

  1) Campaign To Stop Smallpox Genetic Engineering
Date: January 28, 2014
  2) Stop the Spread of Transgenes!
Date: May 28, 2014

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