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USDA clears Calyxt potato modified to withstand bruising
A new potato variety that’s genetically modified to withstand bruising has been cleared for commercialization without undergoing USDA’s deregulatory process for biotech crops.
Bayer to Acquire Monsanto
Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for USD 128 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Food regulator Australia and New Zealand is reviewing Simplot's GMO Innate potato
Australia's food regulator has called for submissions as it reviews a genetically-modified potato designed to produce less chemicals when fried.
SNAC International Praises Congress for Passage of GMO Labeling Bill
Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 764, the Roberts-Stabenow Agreement, with bipartisan support. Tom Dempsey, President & CEO, SNAC International praised the membership for their hard work in getting this legislation passed.
Innate potatoes on a cutting board, showing no discoloration.
Last Thursday, the United States Senate has passed, by a vote of 63 to 30, a bill that would create a national standard for labeling food made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
GMO Labeling Compromise ready for US Senate to consider
A landmark Senate agreement on national disclosure standards for genetically engineered foods would allow companies to disclose GMO ingredients through digital codes rather than on-package language or symbols.
Agricultural Giant in the making: Bayer offers USD 62 Billion in Cash for Monsanto
In response to further market speculation and stakeholder inquiries, Bayer is publicly disclosing the contents of its private proposal to acquire Monsanto.
Innate Potatoes won't be grown in Canada this year.
Innate Potatoes, a newly-approved, genetically modified potato variety, will not be grown commercially in Canada this year, says Simplot.