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Dialogue on Sustainable Food and Agricultural Biotech Begins Today, Not Everyone’s Thrilled

Insect resistant corn growing in Kenya

How will humanity feed 9 billion people in the year 2050? That’s the question that helped harvest this year’s World Food Prize recipients, including Marc Van Montagu, Mary-Dell Chilton and Robert Fraley, from the field of food researchers. The trio will be honored at the 2013 Borlaug Dialogue, a symposium on agricultural research that is [...]

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Would You Eat AquAdvantage Salmon If Approved?

It’s been a long battle for AquaBounty Technologies and its divisive fish. Twenty years in the making, the first transgenic animal created for consumption – a doubly fast growing salmon – is now in its last leg of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval process. Regardless of the regulatory hoops AquAdvantage salmon must bound, [...]

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