China will carry out a nationwide poll next month to test the public’s acceptance of genetically-modified food, a technology the government says would boost yields and sustainable agriculture in a country that’s seen consumption soar.
China’s international trade representative held a series of meetings with the ambassadors from major European nations last week to ask them to stand together with Beijing against U.S. protectionism, according to four sources familiar with the discussions, Reuters reports. Read moreRead More »
The latest developments include tools that can specifically mimic the natural process of mutation, leading to improved plant characteristics, such as resistance to pests and pathogens, or superior nutritional value. Europe cannot afford to miss out on this opportunity to develop new varieties more quickly, more efficiently, and address the[…]Read More »