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Guest PDF: US Oversight Committee on Gene Editing Disbanded

Guest PDF: US Oversight Committee on Gene Editing Disbanded

Last Updated: September 30th, 2020

Note from GMOScience: The following has been submitted by Third World Network (https://twn.my) US rDNA Committee Disbanded, Exacerbating Poor Oversight of GE Research Few outside the world of science policy noticed late last year when the US Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, in operation since 1975, formally ceased to exist. It was a surprising fate for…

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Super Weeds and Herbicide – Tolerant Genetically Engineered Crops

Super Weeds and Herbicide – Tolerant Genetically Engineered Crops

Last Updated: May 9th, 2018

By Belinda Martineau, PhD Some Ag-Biotech history Twenty years ago, before crops genetically engineered to be herbicide-tolerant were commercially available, one of the big concerns environmentalists had about the use of agricultural biotechnology was that it would lead to “super weeds.” Their apprehension stemmed from biotech products in the industrial pipeline at the time, such…

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