The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has been told to revise its conflict of interest rules, after the European Ombudsman received complaints that GM working group members failed to provide full details of their indirect financial relationships with...
Recent advances that allow the precise editing of genomes have raised the possibility that fruit and other crops might be genetically improved without the need to introduce foreign genes, according to researchers.
Romer Labs has taken a leap forward in its pathogen detection services by purchasing US biotech firm Strategic Diagnostics’ (SDIX’s) food safety and genetically modified organism (GMO) businesses for $13.5m, it claims.
Frutarom-owned Gewurzmuller is introducing new organic starter cultures for raw sausage and raw cured meats, and has announced that all the food cultures made by its Blessing Biotech arm are now certified Halal.
European restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops have
driven BASF Plant Science to intensify biotech cooperation
activities in Asia Pacific with an agreement with China's National
Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS).