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.
The European Food Safety Authority has moved to restate it plans
for co-operation with member states in the risk assessment of
genetically modified (GM) foods, as the EU Environment Council's
discussion on the subject looms into...
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...
Agriculture Commissioner Franz Fischler has warned delegates at a
conference on organic farming that food which is completely free of
genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is a thing of the past,
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.
UK prime minister Tony Blair has responded to a letter sent to him
on behalf of 114 scientists, criticising his handling of the debate
over genetically modified organisms (GMOs), saying that the
government would make its decision...
The European Commission has referred 11 Member States to the
European Court of Justice for failing to transpose EU legislation
on the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
into the environment into national law,...