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CRISPR and Other Emerging GE Technologies in Plants and Trees

The biotech industry is pushing for plants and animals manipulated with new methods such as CRISPR, to be released and marketed without being subjected to regulations for genetically engineered organisms. However, legal dossiers published in 2015 show that these methods should clearly be considered to be genetic engineering, and plants and animals produced in this way should therefore also have to undergo risk assessment and labeling.

– Testbiotech

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Organic Standards Will Exclude Next Generation of GMOs 

Organic Standards Will Exclude Next Generation of GMOs 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Organic Standards Board voted unanimously on Friday to update U.S. organic standards to exclude ingredients derived from next generation genetic engineering and gene editing. This recommendation to the US Department of Agriculture’s...

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Sweden Approves Field Trials of Gene Edited Poplars

Sweden Approves Field Trials of Gene Edited Poplars

Note: For a detailed list of articles and reports on the dangers and risks of CRISPR and other emerging GE technologies, please click here. Will We Soon Have Genetically Engineered Forests? Via Testbiotech: In China, the US and Sweden, new methods of genetic...

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