Nexgen Plants virus-resistant tomato obtained using INTtrait technology declared as non-genetically modified by USDA

Brisbane, Australia – 6 August 2019 ¬– Nexgen Plants Pty Limited has received notification from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that its virus resistant tomato variety is non-genetically modified (non-GM) and does not fall under regulation requirements in the U.S. The virus resistant product developed by Nexgen Plants has been declared a non-regulated […]

Communicate about science to help everybody understand better DNA technology

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the American Seed Trade Association(ASTA) jointly announce the launch of Innovature, a new platform to spark a thoughtful dialogue around innovation in food and agriculture, with an initial focus on gene editing. Growing understanding of gene editing is spurring new developments in food and agriculture to address some of our most pressing societal challenges. 

Presence of viruses in our food remains a concern for everybody

Food safety experts warn fruit and vegetables sold in British shops could contain potentially deadly norovirus. Fruit and vegetables being sold in British supermarkets have been found to contain norovirus, food safety experts have announced.

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