All news articles for January 2021

The UK's consultation in GMOs could jeopardies food standards and exports between Britain and Ireland

Consultation into GMOs threatens damage to NI–UK trade

By James Ridler

The UK Government’s review into the future of gene editing could see a damaging shift away from EU food standards, warned the chairman of Stormont’s Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

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Salmon soy suppliers make zero deforestation commitment

By Jane Byrne

Brazil based soy suppliers to the salmon industry will implement a 100% deforestation and conversion free soybean value chain with August 2020 as their cut-off date. No soy grown on land deforested after this deadline will be traded.

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WASDE: Large cuts to US corn production estimates

By Jane Byrne

US corn production estimates were downgraded further in the January WASDE, lowered to 360.25MT from 368.49MT in the December report, according to CRM AgriCommodities in its analysis of the latest USDA data.

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