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Genetic modification (GMO)
The USDA has given green light to home growers purchasing Norfolk Plant Science’s nutritionally enhanced high-anthocyanin purple tomato seeds from Spring 2023.
Current methods for crop safety testing have been challenged by researchers with new approaches encouraged for genetically engineered (GE) crops.
In celebration of our upcoming Food Safety Conference (5-6 Oct 2022), we are delighted to bring you this eBook, exploring some of the top food and beverage innovations and challenges, centred around the topic of food integrity.
New research has sought to understand why plants decide to turn flowers into fruit – a key discovery which could give growers the keys to a crucial natural process.
The EU and New Zealand have struck a “new generation of trade deal”, but not everybody is happy with the policies included in the package.
Environment Secretary George Eustice has hinted that gene-editing legislation could be passed in the UK sooner than many anticipated, with stresses caused by the Ukraine crisis cited as a potential reason.
As the warning of climate change becomes ever more pressing and our growing global population places a strain on resilient food sources, could gene editing offer a sustainable solution to secure the future of our food system or will there be unintended consequences?
Researchers in Japan have identified the green which causes leaf-browning in sorghum after it has been treated with pesticides, paving the way for breeding improvements.