Arla Foods is expanding its capacity of whey protein concentrates
through an agreement with Norwegian dairy firm TINE, under which it
will sell WPC produced as a by-product of TINE's cheese production.
The unstable political situation surrounding the cultivation of
genetically modified (GM) crops is restricting university research
and pushing small companies out of the arena, thereby restricting
competition, said a GM expert.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is working with member
states to update risk assessment guidance for genetically modified
organisms (GMOs) to bring it in line with scientific progress and
provide more in-depth advice.
European restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops have
driven BASF Plant Science to intensify biotech cooperation
activities in Asia Pacific with an agreement with China's National
Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS).
The European Commission has been given yet more time to bring
member states in compliance with trade obligations on GM crops
after failing to meet Friday's deadline, the same day France
extended its GM ban.