Supreme Court overturns ban on GM alfalfa planting
In its first ever assessment on genetically modified (GM) crops, the Supreme Court has overturned a ban on planting of GM alfalfa, with potential implications for GM crops throughout the US.
Survey suggests most Americans would accept 'sustainable' GM wheat
Many American consumers would be receptive to foods containing genetically modified wheat if it is produced sustainably, suggests a new survey examining attitudes to food technologies from the International Food Information Council (IFIC).
Monsanto asks Supreme Court to lift alfalfa planting ban
Monsanto has asked the US Supreme Court to end a ban on planting of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa that was instigated due to environmental impact concerns back in 2007.
Canadian Flax Council partners with Cibus for non-GM flax traits
The Flax Council of Canada has partnered with Cibus Global to develop new non-GM flax traits to increase flaxseed production while ensuring a supply that has broad global appeal.
Monsanto case against alfalfa ban reaches the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has agreed to review a court order that halted the planting of genetically modified alfalfa made by Monsanto.
Partnership promises high quality non-GM potatoes
Cibus Global and Naturally Enhanced United Seed (NEU Seed) have come together with new technology to develop better quality non-GM potatoes, the seed trait development firms said on Wednesday.
Bioexx says canola protein has self-affirmed GRAS status
Canada’s Bioexx has announced it has that it has completed the self-affirmation process to qualify its specialty canola protein isolate Isolexx as self-affirmed GRAS (‘Generally Regarded as Safe’) for use in baked goods and other food products.
US wheat industry underlines pro-GM wheat stance
Prominent North American wheat industry organizations met in Kansas City this week to discuss production challenges, including plans to commercialize genetically modified (GM) wheat.
Scoular goes to China for cheaper, GM-free soy
Scoular has signed a distribution agreement with a Chinese manufacturer to secure a lower cost, non-GM supply of soy protein isolate for nutritional products and meats.
Judge rules against Monsanto’s GM sugar beets
A federal judge ruled on Monday that the USDA failed to adequately assess the environmental impact of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) sugar beets before introducing them into the food supply.
GM could save US wheat industry, says report
Biotechnology (GM) could reverse the decline in US wheat production and safeguard supplies for the food chain, a new report has concluded.
Education key to GM and irradiation acceptance: Report
Negative consumer attitudes towards biotechnology (GMOs) and irradiation could be improved through communication and education, a new report has concluded.