animal cloning News

  • EP wants animal cloning ban extended to offspring and imports

    Parliament beefed up the Commission’s initial proposal to ban animal cloning to include the cloning of all farm animals, their descendants and products derived from them, including imports into the EU, in a vote on Tuesday. "The technique of cloning is not fully mature, and in fact, no further progress has been made with it. The mortality rate remains equally high. Many of the ...


    By European Parliament

  • Wheat Pesticide Review and Ethical Consumer Choices Survey

    If you’ve been following news on the wheat pesticide story, this week the European Food Safety Authority has announced that it will be officially reviewing the risks of the pesticide gyphosphate and will consider new research which suggests that it is ‘probably carcinogenic’. The EFSA is reviewing and risk-assessing the substance which is currently facing pressures from The Soil ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • EC Proposal Would Require Novel Food Authorization for Engineered Nanomaterials

    On December 18, 2013, the European Commission (EC) adopted three draft proposals on animal cloning and novel food. The draft proposal concerning novel food would revise the current regulation “with a view to improving access of new and innovative food to the EU market, while ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Increasing the shelf-life of cassava

    Crop scientists have identified several genetic mechanisms to improving the shelf-life of cassava roots. Long an unsolvable problem, the research has the potential to benefit the poorest of the poor, widening and strengthening the markets for cassava, reducing marketing costs, and losses along the marketing or value addition process. The research team, led by Hernán Ceballos at the ...

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