User: indiatogether Topic: Agriculture
Category: GM Crops
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Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria 19.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes.
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National Children’s Science Congress held at Dotma 15.9.2019 Assam Times
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Nanotechnology can make food safer. So why is it being seen with suspicion? 18.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The relatively new technology could help overcome poor yields and malnutrition but concerns about its safety to humans and the environment also remain.
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Beyond Meat shares crumble on stock offering surprise, demand for meatless burgers soars 30.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Beyond Meat Inc's shares tumbled on Monday on plans for another stock offering just three months after its IPO while demand for its plant-based burgers and sausages prompted an increase in its full-year sales forecast.
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How AI is helping farmers in Indian villages 24.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Corrected: The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two years 10.7.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Lab-grown meat, first introduced to the world six years ago in the form of a $280,000 hamburger, could hit supermarket shelves at $10 a patty within two years, European start-ups told Reuters.
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India lowers duty on 400,000 T of corn imports as prices jump 9.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
India lowered import taxes on an additional 400,000 tonnes of corn to 15%, the government said on Tuesday, to offset a rise in the price of animal feed in the country following a drought last year.
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MMTC tenders to buy corn, volume undecided 8.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian state-run trading company MMTC has issued an international tender to buy and import yellow corn (maize), European traders said on Monday.
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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India allows 100,000 tonnes corn imports at lower duty as prices jump 14.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
India allowed two state-run trading companies to import 100,000 tonnes of corn at a concessional 15 percent import tax, the government said on Friday, as prices of the animal feed jumped in the south Asian country because of ...
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Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products 12.6.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds.
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Trump signs order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews 12.6.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline regulations governing agricultural biotechnology.
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Mistrust hampers food industry's climate ambitions 11.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Mistrust of scientists and farmers is slowing adoption of technologies needed to fight climate change while feeding a growing world population, senior food industry figures said on Tuesday.
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India's MMTC again postpones tender to buy corn - trade 11.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian state-run trading company MMTC has for the fifth time postponed the deadline for offer submissions in an international tender to import yellow corn, this time to June 19, European traders said on Tuesday.
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Defying law, Indian farm group says it planted unapproved GM cotton seeds 10.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
An Indian farm group said its members had planted a variety of genetically modified cotton seeds which have not been approved by the country's government, an offence that could result in five years imprisonment.
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Scientists add new weapon to war on malaria – genetically modified fungi 6.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Cases of malaria could be reduced by 75%, field trials show.
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MMTC postpones tender to buy corn again: traders 4.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian state-run trading company MMTC has for the fourth time postponed the deadline for offer submissions in an international tender to import yellow corn, this time to June 12, European traders said on Tuesday.
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Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products 3.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on ...
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The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? 1.6.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to...
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Everyday products engineered by synthetic biology are coming. Will society accept them? 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
John Browne’s book ‘Make, Think, Imagine’ places engineering at the centre of the next phase of progress.
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