Food Safety & Supply

New Way to Detect Peanut Contamination
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New Way to Detect Peanut Contamination

EUROPE – Researchers from Spain and France have used a new type of technology to more accurately detect traces of ...

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Sharp EU Rapeseed Decline Expected as Result of Neonicotinoid Seed Ban

EU – New figures released by Copa-Cogeca reveal EU rapeseed production is expected to fall by as much as seven ...

Using Weedy Rice Traits to Boost Cultivated Rice Yields
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Using Weedy Rice Traits to Boost Cultivated Rice Yields

US – Genetic traits in weedy rice may someday be used to develop sturdy, high-yield varieties of cultivated rice that ...

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Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops

EU – Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically ...

FAO Calls for 'Paradigm Shift' Towards Sustainable Agriculture
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FAO Calls for ‘Paradigm Shift’ Towards Sustainable Agriculture

GLOBAL – Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, said FAO Director-General José ...

FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
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FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security

INDIA – The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how ...

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