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
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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
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The federal magistrate judge has yet not yet ruled whether the defendants even have the legal standing to bring their case, and the federal defense attorneys have yet to show up in the court, but two activist organizations say they are now “entitled to a summary judgment on their sole
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Hawaii’s genetically modified seed industry and about 1,000 jobs that go with it were big winners in a 30-page ruling handed down Friday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in San Francisco.

In the ruling, the appellate court found that Hawaii’s pesticide laws are sufficiently comprehensive and
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