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NAICC: Are GMOs Really Safe?

Sep 05, 2018 by Nathan Goldschmidt
“We actually know more about the genetics, the potential allergens and the nutrient levels of commercially approved GMO varieties than we do about most conventional or organic varieties.”
Mary-Dell Chilton

Founder of Biotechnology Retires

Aug 17, 2018 by Sonja Begemann
A pioneer of agricultural technology is putting away her lab goggles for the last time. Mary-Dell Chilton is retiring from Syngenta, where she founded its biotech lab and researched plant genetics and biotechnology.

JR Simplot Acquires Gene Editing License

Aug 06, 2018 by Associated Press
J.R. Simplot Company on Monday announced a licensing agreement with DowDuPont Inc., MIT & Harvard, developers of the nascent gene editing technology. Simplot is the first agricultural company to receive such a license.

CPMA speaker says shift from No GMO to Know GMO

May 02, 2018 by Tom Karst
VANCOUVER — Arguing for the need to shift the consumer conversation from “No GMO” to “Know GMO,” author and agriculture advocate Rob Saik said the ability for agriculture to feed the world may be at stake.