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China approves several biotech traits

Chinese officials have given their blessing to a handful of strains of alfalfa, canola and other crops, offering a sense of optimism that the wheels may be turning on the country’s notoriously slow approval process.
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A vegetable oil crisis in the making around the world

When the Russian military invasion cut off Ukraine’s ability to export sunflower oil and wheat, it helped push “a cascading food crisis around the world,” according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Agency for U.S. Agency for International Development. Now Indonesia, which last week banned the export of palm oil, is exacerbating the conditions that are driving global shortages and price spikes of vegetable oil.
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