Federal regulation of agricultural biotechnology needs to be based on risk and not on process, a wide range of scientists and food industry executives agreed at the Agri-Pulse Ag and Food Policy Summit.
Americans are easily riled about genetically modifying crops, even though they know little about the science. So, what about consumer understanding of a new and much different approach to precision breeding called gene editing?
Most Americans have never experienced a famine or even chronic food shortages. We've grown accustomed to finding at least some types of food almost everywhere we look – the grocery store, the gas station, the food truck, the corner stores and of course, online.
BERKELEY, CA, Aug. 17, 2017 – About 500 people gathered this week at the University of California Berkeley to assess the rapid adoption of gene editing techniques that appear to hold immeasurable promise for human, animal and plant health and growth.
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2017- A mounting wave of new genetics technology is on its way, promising improved health and growth to farm animals, along with improved management tools and profits to livestock owners.