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About 287 results for "genetic engineering approval committee"

Environment ministry draws flak over GM mustard data

In a new move, the biotech regulator Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) has been directed by the Central Information Commission (CIC) to furnish all bio safety data related to genetically modified (GM) mustard by end of this month. The ... Hindu Business Line, 3 weeks ago
The GM debate Asian Age, 2 months ago

Govt panel cleared 80% GM field trials since May 2014, show minutes

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee has met eight times since the NDA came to power New Delhi: A Union environment ministry panel approved 80% of proposals it received to conduct confined field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops since ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago Govt panel cleared 80% genetically modified field trials since May 2014, show minutes  HT Syndication1 month ago

False Claims about Frankenfish

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she opposes federal approval of genetically engineered salmon for the health of both consumers and fisheries. But there is no scientific evidence that suggests GE salmon will pose a significant risk to either. ...
 Factcheck1 month ago Murkowski Introduces Updated Legislation to Require Labeling of GE Salmon  Noodls1 month ago

GM Facing Rough Weather

Dr Ashwani Mahajan Today, when GM supporters are trying hard to get approval for the commercial production of GM mustard, supposedly developed by Deepak Pental, Ex. Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi, the chief promoter of GM/BT, Monsanto ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago GM mustard to be Centre's acid test for commercial use of GM crops  Hindustan Times1 month ago Why GM is facing rough weather  The Statesman1 month ago GEAC to hold second meeting on GM mustard tomorrow  Business Standard2 months ago

Biotech and Organic Tread on Each Other's Toes

Nearly half of U.S. cropland is planted with genetically engineered (GE) crops, the bulk of it corn and soybeans but also canola, cotton, sugar beets, and alfalfa. Organic farmers operate 1% of cropland, a bit over 3 million acres. Yet, the two ...
 Agriculture Online3 weeks ago
Dhaka Tribune

Truth in GE Labeling

The legislative battle royal over the labeling of foods whether for man or animal containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients is getting sillier. That's a statement one would have been hard-pressed to make just a week ago. Ive got clients ...
 Brownfield Network1 month ago GMO bill supporter wants public to vote on trigger repeal  Miami Herald1 month ago Put a label on it  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Labels on genetically modified...  DailyNews724.com2 months ago
National Law Review

Congress must prohibit mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food

Imagine if states forced food companies to give consumers the false impression that their products weren't safe. Unfortunately, you don't have to use your imagination any more, thanks to lawmakers in Vermont. Starting this summer, food companies ...
 The Hill1 month ago New Mandatory GM Labeling Bill Introduced in the Senate  National Law Review1 month ago Support for Biotech Labeling Solutions Act grows as it heads to full Senate  The Hill1 month ago Ohio Group: Food Labeling Shouldn't be Controversial  Public News Service1 month ago
Food Engineering

Ag Committee approves standard GMO labeling language

The Senate Agriculture Committee has taken a significant step toward preempting state laws that would require food manufacturers to indicate on labels there are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) inside their products. The committee approved ...
 Food Engineering2 weeks ago IDFA Commends Senate Ag Committee for Approving National Labeling Bill for Bioengineered Products  Bloomberg2 months ago

Boulder County looking at whether GMOs have a future on public land

While the farming of genetically-engineered crops has been a hot-button topic everywhere, in Boulder, Colo., the issue is molten. Boulder County began purchasing cropland in the 1980s for open space lands and to lease to farmers wishing to expand ...
 Fence Post1 month ago Scores attack, defend GMO crops during marathon Boulder County hearing  Denver Post2 months ago

Senate (Special Committee on) Aging Committee Hearing

" Valcant Pharmaceuticals' Business Model: the Repercussions for Patients and the Health Care System," the committee's investigation into the sudden, aggressive price spikes of decades-old prescription drugs. Chairman Collins, Senator McCaskill , ...
 Insurance News Net3 days ago Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Chairman's Mark on Biotechnology Labeling Solutions  U.S. Senator Pat Roberts2 months ago GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association : Praises Senate Agriculture Committee Approval of National Food Labeling Legislation  4 Traders2 months ago GMA Praises Senate Agriculture Committee Approval of National Food Labeling Legislation  Grocery Manufacturers of America2 months ago
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