Genetically Modified Organism

Cleaver's ethos is that all food animals should be allowed to roam free in their paddock

Australian meat firm redesigns organic labelling

By Oscar Rousseau

Australian clean meat company Cleaver’s has redesigned its meat packaging to help consumers easily identify the ethical and humane way the company believes meat should be produced.

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Unraveling the reasons behind Taiwan’s ban on GMOs in school meals

By Dr Wendan Wang, associate scientist at Burdock Group Consultants

The regulation of GMOs in Taiwan is a complex story, as is the case worldwide, and the interplay of politics, science and business behind the scenes constantly modulates legislation, research and trade activities on the surface.

Banned, but Indians still consuming GM foods

Banned, but Indians still consuming GM foods

By Ankush Chibber

A government panel has said that even though India doesn't allow commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops, its citizens are knowingly or unknowingly consuming GM processed foods.

Australia will not take the lead on GM wine

Australia will not take the lead on GM wine

By Ankush Chibber

A key stakeholder in Australia’s booming wine industry has revealed that the country’s winegrowers are not going to take the lead when it comes to genetically modified (GM) wine production. 

Survey finds increasing detection of GMOs in traded food

Survey finds increasing detection of GMOs in traded food

By RJ Whitehead

As more genetically modified crops are being grown around the globe, the number of incidents of low levels of GMOs is being detected in traded food and feed, according to a survey by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. 

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‘Happiest agriculture minister in the world’ announces bumper crop

By RJ Whitehead

India is expecting to post its highest ever level of foodgrain production this year, according to the country’s agriculture minister, who is hopeful that a bumper yield will cool down the fast-rising food prices that have been a feature of the last six...

China’s new charm offensive highlights positive side of GM crops

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China’s new charm offensive highlights positive side of GM crops

By RJ Whitehead

China’s food safety authorities have really been ramping up their charm offensive in the last month. Not only have bodies like the China Food and Drug Administration been seen a flurry of activity in introducing new regulations and policing their patch,...

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