genetically modified organisms

A report has shown how the regulation of novel foods and genetically modified organisms is different around the world.

Research published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) looked at international regulations on genetically modified and novel foods and how they differ from requirements in the United Kingdom.

Novel foods and
Continue Reading Report looks at how non-EU nations handle novel foods, GMOs

AquaBounty’s genetically engineered salmon owners this week announced the details of a $200 million expansion.

It has chosen Ohio for its next aquaculture farm location, where it expects to produce 10,000 metric tons of AquaBounty genetically modified Atlantic salmon.

Before the end of 2021, AquaBounty plans to construct a 479,000  
Continue Reading Ohio gets $200 million investment in genetically engineered salmon

Insights into consumer attitudes about food safety in five countries have been published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Findings come from data collected in November 2019 in Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.

The EFSA commissioned the Eurobarometer study in all EU countries on interest in food
Continue Reading Survey reveals food safety perceptions in five countries

The pork industry wants the regulation of livestock genome editing transferred to the USDA from the Food and Drug Administration. The USDA already regulates genome editing of plants.

To support the transfer, an industry trade association has launched the “Keep America First in Agriculture” campaign. The National Pork Producers Council
Continue Reading Pork industry wants FDA out of livestock genome editing

Opinions about genetically modified food may have more to do with feelings than science, according to findings by researchers from four universities.

According to research by the University of Colorado and three other universities, published recently in “Nature Human Behavior,” the most ardent GMO opponents are the least schooled in
Continue Reading Researchers find extremists who know the least drive public opinion on GMOs