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.
In time for EU enlargement on 1 May and in light of the tough new
GMO rules enforced in mid-April, twenty-four national enforcement
laboratories from the accession countries last week became part of
the European Network of Genetically...
The US agriculture department will 'update and strengthen'
its biotechnology regulations for imports, interstate movement and
environmental release of certain genetically modified organisms
(GMOs), the government body said...
After months of risk assessment scientists at Europe's first food
safety agency have given the green light to Monsanto's
herbicide-tolerant GM maize. NK 60 is as safe as conventional
maize, they declare.
As the European Commission tells member states to tow the EU line
over genetically modified organisms, the issue continues to gain
pace elsewhere in the world. A report released today in New Zealand
on the economic risks and opportunities...