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EFSA calls for toxicity and occurrence data

EFSA issues THC research call

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is calling for data on toxicity and the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in food and animal feed.

Daisy is the result of three years' research and is the first of her kind in the world

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World’s first GE cow is a ‘milestone study’

Last week, FoodNavigator-Asia published an opinion piece by the anti-GE pressure group, GE-free NZ, that criticised AgResearch, the New Zealand research institute. In the article, the author made reference to the institute’s work in breeding a cow that...

Stop GE creeping into NZ!

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Stop GE creeping into NZ!

By Claire Bleakley, president of GE-free NZ in Food and Environment

In the first of a new series of hard-hitting opinion pieces, Claire Bleakley, president of GE-free NZ in Food and Environment, gives her take on how GE crops—and now livestock—have been quietly moving into New Zealand, a country that has traditionally...

European salmon producers are increasingly seeing China as a lucrative export market

China's boom will fuel global seafood price growth

By RJ Whitehead

Whereas China is the key driver of the world’s seafood industry, by the end of a decade of growing affluence among its population, the country’s role will have changed dramatically, bringing wholesale changes to global prices of most major premium seafood...

US dairy commodities blogger, John Geuss.

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Milk protein prices jump 13% in October

By John Geuss

US milk protein prices increased by 13% in October. But does the price  increase have the momentum to carry milk protein prices to the "exceptional highs" of 2008? US commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gave DairyReporter.com...

Barentz drives deeper into health and wellness

Barentz drives deeper into health and wellness

€650m Dutch supplier Barentz Europe has paid an undisclosed sum for Italian firm, Prochifar, that specialises in chemicals for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, food and feed sectors

Conference urges drive toward GMO-free Europe

Conference urges drive toward GMO-free Europe

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The European Green Party and the European GMO-free Regions Network is meeting with politicians, scientists, EU institutions and businesses in Brussels today to discuss the future of GMO-free food and agriculture in Europe.

What's driving the decline in US meat consumption?

What's driving the decline in US meat consumption?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Americans still consume more meat than nearly anyone else in the world, but consumption is declining – and people’s reasons for eating less meat have evolved in recent years.

As fish consumption soars, the pressure is on to feed the globe sustainably...

Aquaculture growth: The "double-edged sword"

By Kacey Culliney

With fish consumption rates soaring and wild fishing stagnating, efforts must be pumped into the sustainable growth of aquaculture, a new report suggests.

U-turn on GM in Turkey

U-turn on GM in Turkey

By Rod Addy

Turkey’s food industry has reversed plans that would have led to a fuller exploration of genetic modification (GM), bowing to pressure from a Greenpeace campaign.

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