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$40-Packs Could Force Smokers Into Black Market as FDA Imposes New Rules for E-Cigars

$40-Packs Could Force Smokers Into Black Market as FDA Imposes New Rules for E-Cigars

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nature World News $40-Packs Could Force Smokers Into Black Market as FDA Imposes New Rules for E-Cigars Nature World News Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration issued new rules to extend federal regulatory to e-cigarettes. In the video obtained by NY Times, The Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell, announced a ban [...]

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New Wheat Line Eliminates Discoloring in Foods

New Wheat Line Eliminates Discoloring in Foods

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Wheat Line Eliminates Discoloring in Foods Agricultural Research Getting rid of gray discoloring in foods such as fresh noodles, breads and refrigerated biscuits is now possible, thanks to a new white hard wheat breeding line developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) scientists. Plant geneticist Bob … …

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GMO Labeling Urgent As USDA Frees Growers to Use New Monsanto GMO Corn

GMO Labeling Urgent As USDA Frees Growers to Use New Monsanto GMO Corn

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

RT GMO Labeling Urgent As USDA Frees Growers to Use New Monsanto GMO Corn Environmental Working Group The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week (March 23) it will allow farmers to plant a new strain of genetically modified ( GMO ) corn created by Monsanto to be tolerant of the weed killers dicamba and [...]

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The popularity of organic fed meat means US cows are eating Romanian corn

The popularity of organic fed meat means US cows are eating Romanian corn

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The popularity of organic fed meat means US cows are eating Romanian corn Tyler Morning Telegraph “Every year, demand gets further away from supply here in the United States,” said Lynn Clarkson, president of Clarkson Grain Co., a supplier of organic and non- GMO corn and soybeans in Cerro Gordo, Illinois. “If you have market [...]

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Gene-edited CRISPR mushroom escapes US regulation

Gene-edited CRISPR mushroom escapes US regulation

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nature.com Gene -edited CRISPR mushroom escapes US regulation Nature.com (Once a crop passes the USDA reviews, it may still undergo a voluntary review by the US Food and Drug Administration.) Several of the plants that bypassed the USDA were made using gene -editing techniques such as the zinc-finger nuclease (ZFN) and … and more » …

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Advances in proso millet research at Panhandle Center

Advances in proso millet research at Panhandle Center

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Scottsbluff Star Herald Advances in proso millet research at Panhandle Center Scottsbluff Star Herald The nation's only proso millet breeding program, based at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center, is making progress toward modern breeding of this low-water-use alternative crop for dryland farmers. Several recent … and more » …

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Scientists investigating potential link between toxic cyanobacteria and ALS

Scientists investigating potential link between toxic cyanobacteria and ALS

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Concord Monitor Scientists investigating potential link between toxic cyanobacteria and ALS Concord Monitor The Conservation Law Foundation recently sued the United State Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to clean up the Charles River in Boston, citing Cox and Stommel's research. … In other words, a lot of things have to fall into place for [...]

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Gene-editing surges as US rethinks regulations

Gene-editing surges as US rethinks regulations

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nature.com Gene -editing surges as US rethinks regulations Nature.com The committee, which is sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) and two other agencies, has been asked to predict what advances will be made in biotechnology products over the next 5–10 years. It is scheduled to report by the end of the … [...]

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Reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change

Reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Huffington Post Reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change Science Daily About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows. A team from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research for the first time provides comprehensive food  … Our Ridiculously [...]

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This Company Is Generating Electricity From Food Waste

This Company Is Generating Electricity From Food Waste

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fortune This Company Is Generating Electricity From Food Waste Fortune Private development company EDF Renewable Energy is running the Heartland Biogas Project in Colorado—a facility that creates energy using food waste . According to NPR, it implements anaerobic digestion technology to turn what is generally seen as … …

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