Prudent regulation, national registry sought for gene-edited products – August 12, 2021

Prudent regulation, national registry sought for gene-edited products With gene-edited products nearing the marketplace, six major consumer and conservation groups called on Wednesday for “effective, science-based government regulation” of the sector, including a national registry of gene-edited plants and animals. By contrast, they said, the USDA has “substantially deregulated gene-edited… Continue reading

As globe warms, risk of agricultural drought rises, says climate report – August 10, 2021

As globe warms, risk of agricultural drought rises, says climate report Without immediate and broad-scale action to limit greenhouse gas emissions, global warming almost certainly will result in heat waves, changes in rainfall patterns and agricultural droughts, said a report by the UN climate change panel on Monday. Agricultural and… Continue reading