Molecular Biology

Risk communication must improve before consumers will accept genome editing technology ©Gio_tto/iStock

Consumer understanding of genome editing ‘essential’ – BfR

By Katy Askew

Educating consumers about the nature of emerging genome editing methodology and appropriate risk communication will be “essential” to developing a public discourse around this new technology, according to German research and scientific advisory body BfR.

Fish speciation analysis allows the confirmation of species and avoids food fraud

special edition: food fraud

Guest Article: Fish speciation analysis

By Dr Emma Ridley

In the food industry brand protection has always been important, particularly since the horsemeat scandal.

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